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Halt to U.S. Stem Cell Funding Likely to Derail Research, Scientists Say

August 24, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on new U.S. stem-cell research legislation.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Stem Cell Reversal: Ill Americans Deserve Better

August 24, 2010

 Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on the legality of stem-cell research.

Article Source: MSNBC
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 25, 2010

UMR Coalition Praises Recovery Act’s Investment Impact on Science, Innovation and Technology

PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.

Brigham and Women’s to Offer Hand Transplants

August 24, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says transplant antirejection drugs pose a high risk.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Scaly Skin Linked With Depression

August 23, 2010

Researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their studies of psoriasis and depression.

Article Source: Thaindian News (Thailand)

Food Stamp Discount for Buying Produce

August 19, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine discusses the effectiveness of nutrition incentives.

Article Source: Boston Globe

What Happens to a Linebacker's Neurons?

August 18, 2010

Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on head trauma.

Article Source: Discover

Who Should Decide When Care is Futile?

August 19, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on end-of-life care.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Vaccination Is Steady, but Pertussis Is Surging

August 16, 2010

Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine comments on pertussis diagnosis and treatment.

Article Source: New York Times

Admitting Errors Doesn't Increase Lawsuits: Study

August 17, 2010

Russell Localio of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on doctor error admission and lawsuits.

Article Source: Reuters