Perelman School of Medicine

8 Glasses of Water a Day ‘an Urban Myth’

June 10, 2012

Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “There’s no evidence that it benefits health in any real way, and it really represents an urban myth.”

Article Source: CBC

Audio: New Developments in DNA Sequencing

June 7, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses recent developments in DNA sequencing.

Article Source: The Take Away

Beyond LASIK: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve How You Process What You See

June 8, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Article Source: Slate

We and Our Microbes Are in This Together

June 9, 2012

David Artis of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for microbiology research.

Article Source: Philly.com

Progress Towards an ‘Artificial Pancreas’

June 10, 2012

Michael Rickels of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on approaches to create a ‘closed-loop system.’

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194June 8, 2012

Penn Researchers Organize Conference in Greece on Innate Immunity

PHILADELPHIA—Two University of Pennsylvania professors are serving as organizers of the Ninth International Conference on Innate Immunity, to be held June 23-28 in Ixia, Greece, on the island of Rhodes.

One Word: Plastics!

June 6, 2012

Oren Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses men having an increased interest in plastic surgery.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659June 7, 2012

Penn and Cornell Researchers Spearhead the Development of New Guidelines for Veterinary CPR

PHILADELPHIA — For nearly 50 years, the American Heart Association, with the help of researchers and physicians from across the nation, has developed and disseminated guidelines on how best to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on patients experiencing cardiac arrest. But no such evidence-based guidelines existed in the veterinary world.

Baby Genome Mapped in Womb

June 6, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says the baby genome mapping procedure “is an incredible breakthrough with huge ethical implications.”

Article Source: ABC News

New Hope for High Blood Pressure Sufferers Who Get No Relief From Drugs

June 5, 2012

Debbie Cohen of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on testing a new procedure that could provide a cure for people who suffer from high blood pressure.

Article Source: CBS Local