Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a case of unethical governmental medical testing in the 1940s.
Perelman School of Medicine
Brian Strom and other researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their study involving a computerized physician order-entry system.
Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine is featured discussing his co-discovery of the Philadelphia chromosome.
Shiriki Kumanyika of the School of Medicine says “high-calorie foods and beverages are heavily advertised, and healthier options are harder to find in many African-American and low-income communities.”
Howard Herrmann and Joseph Bavaria of the School of Medicine lead a study involving state-of-the-art heart valves.
Penn Researchers Tap Into Cell Power to Create Building “Skins” That Adapt to Heat/Light of Environment
PHILADELPHIA –- Engineers, design architects and cell biologists from the University of Pennsylvania will use a National Science Foundation grant to utilize the flexibility and sensitivity of human cells as the models for next-generation building “skins” that will adapt to changes in the environment and increase building energy efficiency.
Alex Friedman of the School of Medicine authors a piece on birth-control effectiveness.