Perelman School of Medicine

Fox Chase Study Finds More Evidence that Aspirin Could Fight Cancer

May 11, 2011

Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine comments on new evidence linking the use of aspirin to fighting cancer.

Article Source: Philadelphia
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721May 11, 2011

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine

LARGEST SINGLE NAMING GIFT TO A SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN U.S. HISTORY

Hot Flashes May Last a Decade or More: Study Reuters

May 9, 2011

Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine comments on her study of menopause and hot flashes.

Article Source: Reuters
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | kim.menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183May 10, 2011

ADHD Drug Helps Menopausal Women With Focus, Memory Deficits, Penn Study Shows

At menopause, many women begin to notice a decline in their attention, organization, and short-term memory. These cognitive symptoms can lead to professional and personal challenges and unwarranted fears of early-onset dementia.

Clinton: Allergy Led to My Situation Room Photo

May 5, 2011

S. Michael Phillips of the School of Medicine comments on the “prolonged pollen release this spring.”

Article Source: MSNBC
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony

 

Heart Bypass Surgery Rates Plummet as Patients Turn to Stents

May 3, 2011

Peter Groeneveld of the School of Medicine leads a study on the decreasing number of Americans receiving bypass surgery.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Penn’s $370M Research Center

May 3, 2011

The Translational Research Center is featured.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 4, 2011

Two Penn Students Named Albert Schweitzer Fellows

PHILADELPHIA — Two graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania, along with 13 others from the greater Philadelphia region, have each been awarded an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. 

These students, members of the 2011-12 class of Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows, will spend the next year addressing health disparities in the region while developing lifelong leadership skills.

The Bin-Laden Elation

May 3, 2011

Steven Berkowitz of the School of Medicine says, “The elation is the sense of closure.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer