Perelman School of Medicine

Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s – Without Revealing the Results

October 13, 2014

Reed Pyeritz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on genetic testing for diseases.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | | 215-349-5659October 16, 2014

T-Cell Therapy Achieves Extended Remission in Leukemia Patient Penn Study Shows

Ninety percent of children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who had relapsed multiple times or failed to respond to standard therapies went into remission after receiving an investigational personalized cellular therapy, CTL019, developed at the 

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | | 215-349-5964October 16, 2014

Penn Medicine Researchers Zero in on Psoriasis-Hypertension Link

Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research by a team at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Cancer Treatment Continues to Move Ahead

October 16, 2014

Carl June and David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicin

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

October 15, 2014

Junko Takeshita of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why psoriasis is linked to an increased risk of blood pres

Article Source: HealthDay News

T-Cell Therapy Puts Leukemia Patients in Extended Remission

October 15, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching T-cell therapy for leukemia patients.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Doctor Prepares to Fight Ebola in Liberia

October 15, 2014

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for travelling to Liberia to help treat Ebola patients wit

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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)
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194October 14, 2014

Penn Graduate Student Attends Prestigious Meeting of Nobel Laureates

It’s not every day that a graduate student gets to meet a Nobel Laureate in her field. But this summer Rianne Esquivel, a fourth-year doctoral candidate in microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania, had the opportunity to meet not just one but 37 Nobel Laureates, all leaders in biomedical sciences.

By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone

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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | | 215-349-5660October 10, 2014

Penn Medicine Announces Naming of Paul F. Harron, Jr. Lung Center

A $10 million gift to the University of Pennsylvania to name the Paul F. Harron, Jr.