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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | | 215-349-5658April 16, 2015

Penn Study Describes First Steps in Basic Biological Process

Understanding the molecular signals that guide early cells in the embryo to develop into different types of organs provides insight into how tissues regenerate and repair themselves.

Beatings, Murder, Rape in California Asylums

April 16, 2015

Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine says the closure of all large facilities should be rethought in the ca

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Penn Hosts Capital Project Session for Minority-owned Businesses

April 14, 2015

Glenn Bryan of Government and Community Affairs, 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

New Drugs Bring New Side Effects for Cancer Patients

April 12, 2015

Corey LangerLynn Schuchter and 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

An Apple a Day Keeps Scientists Close at Hand

April 14, 2015

Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the use of apps to recruit test subjects.

Article Source: Business Day

Has Conversion Therapy Finally Met Its Demise?

April 14, 2015

Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine is the author of this article on the practice of “curing” homosexuality.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lung Cells Can Regenerate Themselves, Finding Could Bring New Disease Cures

April 13, 2015

Jon A. Epstein of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on his research on cell development in the lungs.

Article Source: Tech Times
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Media Contact:Anna Duerr | | 215-349-8369April 13, 2015

Penn Medicine Pain Management Study Reveals Patient Confusion about Opioid Addiction

Emergency department patients have misperceptions about opioid dependence and want more information about their pain management options, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658 April 14, 2015

Donita Brady Appointed Presidential Professor at Penn

Donita Brady has been named the seventh Presidential Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  She will be Presidential Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.

The Physician's Bow Tie: Fashion Statement or Practical Measure?

April 13, 2015

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the choice of doctors’ neckwear.