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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 20, 2011

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research to Host 'Field of Dreams' Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host its inaugural “Field of Dreams” luncheon, Friday, Sept. 23, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.  WPVI-TV anchor Monica Malpass will be the event’s master of ceremonies.

Art Meets Medicine: For CHOP Patients, Portraits Are Treatment

September 12, 2011

Linton Whitaker, Scott Bartlett and David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for their contributions to the “Face to Face” exhibit.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Face Transplants Starting to Gain Acceptance

September 19, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on face transplantation.

Article Source: American Medical News

University of Pennsylvania Gets $7.5M From NIH for Alzheimer’s Research

September 9, 2011

John Trojanowski of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the grant for the Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center.

Penn Bioethicist Challenges Bachmann on Gardasil Remark

September 16, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “I don't want her to get away with this on the 24-hour news cycle. Somebody ought to hold her accountable.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

HPV Vaccine Attack Could Harm ‘Innocent’ Girls

September 13, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his commentary on Michele Bachmann’s claims about the HPV vaccine.

Article Source: MSNBC

Bioethicist Offers $10,000 Reward for Proof of Bachmann Vaccine Claims

September 15, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine challenges GOP’s Michele Bachmann’s remarks about Gardasil.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

September 14, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the “era of biopolitics.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Squirt of Insulin May Delay Alzheimer’s

September 12, 2011

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a “provocative” study on Alzheimer’s disease.

Article Source: New York Times