Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ethical issues surrounding a prenatal test for Down syndrome.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA — An experimental vaccine developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine is the first veterinary cancer vaccine of its kind that shows an increase in survival time for dogs with spontaneous non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The work shows for the first time the feasibility and therapeutic efficacy of this alternative cell-based vaccine, which could be employed in the treatment of a number of different cancer types.
Penn Study: Cardiovascular Disease Linked to Evolutionary Changes That May Have Protected Early Mammals
Philadelphia – Can a bird have a heart attack? A recent paper published by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that cardiovascular disease may be an unfortunate consequence of mammalian evolution. The study, published in a recent issue of the journal Blood demonstrates
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about Americans being prepared for a biological weapons attack.
Brendan Carr of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses trauma center locations in Chicago.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the growth of “transplant tourism.”