Perelman School of Medicine

Thyroid Drug Shortage Presents Tough Choices for Cancer Patients

May 27, 2011

Susan Mandel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the thyroid drug shortage.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 27, 2011

Penn Researchers Help Nanoscale Engineers Choose Self-Assembling Proteins

PHILADELPHIA — Engineering structures on the smallest possible scales — using molecules and individual atoms as building blocks — is both physically and conceptually challenging. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has now developed a method of computationally selecting the best of these blocks, drawing inspiration from the similar behavior of proteins in making biological structures.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 27, 2011

Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.

Bypass Mortality Rates in Pa. Dropped in 2009

May 19, 2011

Andrew Epstein of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the downward trend in mortality rates.

Gym, Check. Diet, Check. Face, Lift.

May 24, 2011

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on men and cosmetic surgery.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Dentists Hesitate to Treat Kids on Medicaid, Study Says

May 23, 2011

Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research about children on Medicaid being more likely to be denied emergency dental care than those with private insurance.

Article Source: FOXNews.com

Couple Sets Generosity Record, Donating $225 Million

May 17, 2011

The Raymond and Ruth Perelman gift to the School of Medicine is featured.

Article Source: Epoch Times (China)

Philanthropy Comes Back to School

May 19, 2011

The Raymond and Ruth Perelman gift to Penn is cited.

Eight Glasses of Water a Day? Maybe Not

May 13, 2011

Stanley Goldfarb and Dan Negoianu of the Perelman School of Medicine address urban myths about water consumption.

Article Source: Philly.com

Penn President on Perelman Donation: Best Gift Ever

May 19, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about the $225 million gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman.