Perelman School of Medicine

Too Much Optimism May Be Bad for Cancer Patients

January 28, 2011

Lynn Schuchter of the School of Medicine comments on the fears of terminally ill patients.

Article Source: MSNBC

Penn Researcher Finds Surprising Genetic Link to Heart Failure

January 24, 2011

Thomas Cappola of the School of Medicine comments on discovering that “defects in a gene linked to kidney function may predispose a person to heart failure.”

Article Source: KYW-TV (Philadelphia)

Regimens: Antidepressant May Help Quench Hot Flashes

January 21, 2011

Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine is featured for her research on the use of an antidepressant to treat hot flashes.

Article Source: New York Times

Federal Research Center Will Help Develop Medicines

January 22, 2011

Garret FitzGerald of the School of Medicine says a new federal drug-development agency “could be a really good idea.”

Article Source: New York Times

FDA Weighs Alzheimer’s Test for Living Patients

January 20, 2011

Steven Arnold of the School of Medicine suggests that a new test for Alzheimer’s will be more helpful in the future.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Study: Antidepressants May Relieve Hot Flashes

January 18, 2011

Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine is featured for her research on antidepressants and menopause.

Article Source: Time

Bill Would Make Coloradans Organ Donors by Default

January 19, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine shares his views on a proposal to make organ donation a default decision.

Article Source: Associated Press

Skin Creams May Not Protect Against All UV Light

January 18, 2011

Bruce Brod of the School of Medicine says there is “a lot of variability” in sunscreen products.

Article Source: Reuters Health

Study: Antidepressants May Relieve Hot Flashes

January 18, 2011

Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine is featured for her research on antidepressants and menopause.

Article Source: Time

Bill Would Make Coloradans Organ Donors by Default

January 19, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine shares his views on a proposal to make organ donation a default decision.

Article Source: Associated Press