Perelman School of Medicine

The Nose May Not Know What It’s Missing

April 18, 2011

The Smell and Taste Center in the School of Medicine is cited for its work.

Article Source: New York Times
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Five University of Pennsylvania Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

PHILADELPHIA –- Five University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  They are among 212 new Fellows and 16 Foreign Honorary Members recognized as some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business,
public affairs, the humanities and the arts.

The new AAAS Fellows at Penn are:

Psoriasis Linked With 6% Higher Cardiovascular Disease Risk

April 18, 2011

Nehal Mehta and Joel Gelfand of the School of Medicine are cited for their research on psoriasis.

Article Source: Internal Medicine News

Good Night’s Sleep by a Nose

April 19, 2011

Richard Schwab of the Penn Sleep Center and the School of Medicine comments on a need for more studies about sleep apnea.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 19, 2011

Ends of Chromosomes Protected by Stacked, Coiled DNA Caps, Penn Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine are delving into the details of the complex structure at the ends of chromosomes.

The Psychology of Cheating

April 18, 2011

Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine comments on how people justify cheating.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Air Traffic Controllers: Obama Responds

April 15, 2011

Phil Gehrman of the School of Medicine discusses the fatigue of air traffic controllers.

Article Source: ABC News

Did You Get Enough Sleep?

April 18, 2011

David Dinges of the School of Medicine is cited for his sleep-restriction study.

Article Source: New York Times

Reports Associating Cholesterol-Lowering Statins With Memory Loss Lead to FDA Review

April 15, 2011

Steve Arnold of the School of Medicine comments on the drug Lipitor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Doctors Urge HIV-Positive Organ Transplants Be Considered

April 14, 2011

Scott Halpern of the School of Medicine comments on patients who die while waiting for organ donors and transplants.

Article Source: WHYY “Newsworks”