Perelman School of Medicine

Scientists Warn of Ethical Battle Concerning Military Mind Control

March 20, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences comments on advances in neuroscience.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Anesthesiologists Drive Up Cost of GI Procedures

March 20, 2012

Lee Fleisher of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about his commentary regardingrising costs of procedures monitored by anesthesiologists.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183March 22, 2012

Penn Medicine Experts Identify Male Pattern Baldness Inhibitor, Target for Hair Loss Treatments

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified an abnormal amount a protein called Prostaglandin D2 in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness, a discovery that may lead directly to new treatments for the most common cause of hair loss in men. In both human and animal models, researchers found that a prostaglandin known as PGD2 and its derivative, 15-dPGJ2, inhibit hair growth.

Sex and Singles: Forty Years Later, We’re Still Fighting Eisenstadt v. Baird

March 20, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about contraception.

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U.S. Drug Scarcity Puts Lives in Jeopardy

March 20, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on pharmaceutical sales.

Article Source: The Patriot-News

The Dark Side of Military-funded Neuroscience

March 21, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on military-funded neuroscience.

Article Source: ABC News

Doctors’ Life-support Skills Fade After Training

March 18, 2012

Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on physicians’ skills.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Komen Relationship With Catholic Church Revealed

March 19, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the relationship between the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Catholic Church.

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | Katie.Delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964March 19, 2012

Penn Researchers Find Mentoring Provides Health Benefits for African-American Veterans With Diabetes

Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP).

Families of Kids With Autism Earn Less

March 19, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study that highlights a financial burden faced by families of children with autism.

Article Source: NBC News Health