An estimated 18 American military veterans take their own lives every day -- thousands each year -- and those numbers are steadily increasing. Even after weathering the stresses of military life and the terrors of combat, these soldiers find themselves overwhelmed by the transition back into civilian life. Many have already survived one suicide attempt, but never received the extra help and support they needed, with tragic results.
Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine leads a discussion on face transplantation.
Dean Arthur Rubenstein of the Perelman School of Medicine reflects on his time as dean.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his opinion on patients leaving their inheritance to their health-care providers.
Joseph Carver of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on doctors’ increased focus on the long-term effects of cancer treatment.
Next Generation Gene Therapy: Penn Study Shows Potential of Gene Vector to Broaden Eye-Disease Treatment
Philadelphia — Inspired by earlier successes using gene therapy to correct an inherited type of blindness, investigators from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, are poised to extend their approach to other types of blinding disorders.