Perelman School of Medicine

Man’s Leukemia in Remission Thanks to the HIV Virus

November 12, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses performing T-cell/HIV treatments on leukemia patients.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937November 13, 2014

Penn Medicine Study Finds Increased Risk of Cardiac Events in Those with Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Those experiencing psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis are at higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and cardiovascular death, according to a multi-institutional study led by Penn Medicine researchers published online last month in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Video: ‘Green Glow’ May Help Find Once Invisible Cancer Cells

October 14, 2014

Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

Article Source: CBS News (Pittsburgh)

How Bionic Technology Will Change What It Means to Be Human

November 11, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his book 

Article Source: Vox

A Volunteer Group Makes Music Part of Patient Care

November 11, 2014

Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how music is “humanizing” for her patients enduring hospi

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Anna Duerr | anna.duerr@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369November 4, 2014

Medicare May Need to Expand Options for Behavioral Weight Loss Counseling in Primary Care Settings, According to Penn Research Review

An important addition to the “eat less, move more” strategy for weight loss lies in behavioral counseling to achieve these goals.

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | katie.delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964November 4, 2014

Penn Medicine Studies Show New Evidence that Exercise Therapy, Acupuncture Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors

Two new studies from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offer

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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660October 30, 2014
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194October 20, 2014

Penn Physician and Historian Robert Aronowitz Elected to Institute of Medicine

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Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field.

Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field.

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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | Leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660October 20, 2014

Penn Researchers Untangle the Biological Effects of Blue Light

Blue light can both set the mood and set in motion important biological responses.