Perelman School of Medicine

Beware of Genetic Testing

May 16, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on ethical issues surrounding genetic testing.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mind Control: How to Focus and Pay Attention

May 14, 2010

Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine discusses meditation and is cited for his book “How God Changes Your Brain.”

Article Source: Family Circle

Close Encounters of the Prehistoric Kind

May 13, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses research findings on the Neandertal genome.

Article Source: Science

APS: U.S. Veterans Plagued by Multi-Symptom Pain Disorders

May 13, 2010

Rollin Gallagher of the School of Medicine says veterans’ pain-management outcomes can be problematic due to multi-symptom diagnoses.

Article Source: HealthDay News

New Jersey Needs Independent Panel to Resolve Disputes Over End-of-Life Care

May 12, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethical complications related to end-of-life care decisions.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger

Science Center Awards $300K in Grants

May 12, 2010

Joseph Gorman and Robert Levy of the School of Medicine receive grants from The University City Science Center.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Exploring 10 Popular Sleep Myths

May 11, 2010

Philip Gehrman of the School of Medicine says sleeping patterns are highly individualized.

Article Source: ABC News

Parkinson's Drugs Tied to Compulsive Behaviors

May 10, 2010

Daniel Weintraub of the School of Medicine is cited for research on the side effects of Parkinson’s drugs.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Cash Flows In to HHC Nursing Homes, Care Lags

May 11, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on governmental health-care-facility funding.

Article Source: Indianapolis Star

Haitian Amputee Gets a New Arm

May 10, 2010

Samir Mehta of the School of Medicine discusses a Haiti earthquake victim’s crush injuries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer