Perelman School of Medicine

Cardiac Gene Therapy Shows Promise to Save Lives

September 12, 2011

Carl June and Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for their work with gene therapy.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Out of the Shadows – Trauma and Recovery After 9/11

September 5, 2011

Steven Berkowitz and Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on coping with traumatic events such as 9/11.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 8, 2011

Penn's Jonathan Moreno: 'Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?'

In his Sept. 8 Slate.com column, titled “Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?” Penn’s Jonathan Moreno ponders if neuroscience research, or “neurosecurity,” can aid anti-terrorism efforts in a post-9/11 world.
 
Moreno is a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor with joint appointments in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of History and Sociology of Science. He holds the David and Lyn Silfen University Professorship of Ethics.
 

Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?

September 8, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on post-9/11 “neurosecurity.”

Article Source: Slate.com

Mogul Using $100 Million in Race to Cure Daughter Lures Novartis

September 7, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on rich donors with personal connections to a disease.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Video: 1 Sperm Donor, 150 Brothers and Sisters

September 7, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the ethical issues behind a single sperm donor being used to father more than 150 children.

For Cigarette Makers, Limits to Free Speech

September 7, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed about cigarette manufacturers challenging new FDA regulations regarding graphic images on packaging.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937September 7, 2011

Penn Researcher Receives $6 Million Grant from Fondation Leducq for Lymphatic Vascular Study

PHILADELPHIA — Mark L. Kahn, MD, professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, received a five-year, $6 million grant from Paris-based Fondation Leducq to study lymphatic vascular defects and their contribution to common human cardiovascular diseases.

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Media Contact:Olivia Fermano | Olivia.Fermano@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653September 7, 2011

Penn Researchers Awarded $3.2 Million to Continue Musculoskeletal Disorders Center

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded another five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the programs of the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders. Penn is one of five institutions nationally with this Center award and the only one of the three up for renewal in the cycle to be re-funded.

Check Up: Same Flu Shot – but Get It Again

September 5, 2011

P.J. Brennan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on influenza vaccinations.

Article Source: Philly.com