Perelman School of Medicine

Finding Good Skin Care Products on a Budget

January 23, 2012

Ivona Percec of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on quality skin-care products.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Unreal World: OR Secrets in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

January 23, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on reality in a medical-show script.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Can Better Access to Health Care Really Lower Costs?

January 23, 2012

Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed about health-care costs.

Article Source: Time

University of Pennsylvania Getting $2.5M to Study Lung Regeneration

January 19, 2012

Edward Morrisey of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for working to identify and characterize cells that affect lung repair and regeneration.

Treating Diabetes, Depression Together May Make Sense

January 20, 2012

Hillary Bogner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Though research demonstrates the link between depression and diabetes, few integrated programs are being implemented in practice.”

Article Source: HealthDay

Video: Insomniacs Suffer Depression, Heart Woes After Years of Little Sleep

January 20, 2012

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on insomnia.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369January 20, 2012

Sleep Problems Increase Risk for Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity, Penn Study Shows

People who suffer from sleep disturbances are at major risk for obesity, diabetes, and coronary artery disease, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Penn Medicine to Launch Innovation Contest to Improve Patient Experiences

January 17, 2012

Judy Schueler of Perelman School of Medicine comments on Penn Medicine’s new “innovation tournament.”

Article Source: MedCity

Why People Who Pray Are Healthier Than Those Who Don’t

January 18, 2012

Andrew Newberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his study of meditation and prayer in relation to personal health.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658January 18, 2012

Penn Lung Biologists to Receive $2.5 Million to Study Repair and Regeneration

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is one of six institutions to be named part of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Lung Repair and Regeneration Consortium (LRRC). Each of the institutions will receive $2.5 million over five years.