President Amy Gutmann and Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comment on synthetic biology.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration led by a periodontal researcher from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found a possible link between the success of gum-disease treatment and the likelihood of giving birth prematurely, according to a study published in the journal BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine comments on the effectiveness of brain imaging in studying behavior.
PHILADELPHIA – Patients with asthma who are exposed to violence in their community are at an increased risk for an asthma-related hospitalization and emergency room visits for asthma or any cause, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
PHILADELPHIA - Many types of tumors grow because of over-expression or a mutation of a protein called the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), normally regulated by a hormone-like peptide called the epidermal growth factor (EGF). Several cancer drugs, including Herceptin, Erbitux, Iressa and Tarceva fight tumors by blocking EGFR and related receptors, notes Mark A.
Neil Fishman and Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discuss employers’ flu-vaccination requirements.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine is cited for expert opinion on controversial California cancer treatments.
J. Larry Jameson is named dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and executive vice president for the Health System.
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on stem-cell legislation.