Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine and Eric Schneider of SAS share their knowledge about flash mobs.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA —Despite what Hollywood would have you believe, not all epidemics involve people suffering from zombie-like symptoms--some can only be uncovered through door-to-door epidemiology and advanced mathematics.
PHILADELPHIA —Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients of different sexes and races may respond differently to treatment with commonly used medications for the disease, says a new study from researchers at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.The results of the study are published online ahead of print in the journal CHEST.
PHILADELPHIA — A second-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tara Grigg Garlinghouse, has been selected for the first Alan Lerner Fellowship in Child Welfare Policy recipient, Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research announced today at its inaugural “Field of Dreams” luncheon.
PHILADELPHIA —Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Monash University, and Virginia Tech have used a set of novel inhibitors to analyze how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses enzymes to chew up human hemoglobin from host red blood cells as a food source. They have validated that two of these parasite enzymes called peptidases are potential anti-malarial drug targets.
John Duda of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on movement disorders.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on organ donations.
Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When ozone is high, you see a huge increase in emergency room visits.”