Perelman School of Medicine

Video: Autism Research Reveals Racial Divide

March 1, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses autism research.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369March 1, 2012

Defying Expectations: Penn Medicine Study Reveals Americans Report Improved Sleep With Age

Aging does not appear to be a factor in poor sleep, a new study by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows. In fact, subjective sleep quality seems to improve over a lifetime, with the fewest complaints coming from people in their 80s. The new study is published in the journal SLEEP.

Leap Day is Also Rare Disease Day

February 29, 2012

Glen Gaulton, executive vice dean and chief scientific officer of the Perelman School of Medicine, discusses raising awareness of rare diseases.

Warning on Statins: FDA More Open About Risks

February 29, 2012

Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on warnings that accompany statins.

Article Source: MSNBC.com

Adults in Their 80s Report Sleeping Better, Say Study

March 1, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments about a study about older adults’ sleep quality.

Article Source: ABC News

Do Doctors Have to be Honest?

February 28, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his views about physicians being honest with their patients.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Med to be Center for Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Heart Trials Network

February 28, 2012

Kenneth Margulies and Thomas Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss Penn’s selection as a regional center for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s heart failure clinical trials network.

Healthbeat: Research Just Beginning to Uncover Why Autism Diagnosed Later in Minority Children

February 27, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research about minority children receiving autism diagnoses much later than white children.

Article Source: Washington Post

Wealthy More Likely to Lie, Cheat; Researchers

February 28, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Support for free-market capitalism will collapse if those who do well don’t do good.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

Where You Live Might Predict How Well You Sleep

February 27, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study about sleep disturbances illustrated through state-by-state sleep maps.