George Cotsarelis of the School of Medicine comments on hair loss caused by stress.
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Samir Shah of the School of Medicine comments on the lack of improvement in the child pneumonia rate.
John Lambris, PhD, the Dr. Ralph and Sallie Weaver Professor of Research Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Eye Institute to test a new class of drugs called complement inhibitors in a primate model of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Erika Holzbaur and Yale Goldman of the School of Medicine and Haim Bau of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comment on research methods for following the movement of cell parts.
Jeffrey Burns of the School of Medicine comments on new dietary guidelines announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
David Casarett of the School of Medicine comments on the difficulty predicting the desired and appropriate treatments for a patient.
Larry Gladney of the School of Arts and Sciences and James Cornish of the School of Medicine are featured for their research.
Nehal Mehta of the School of Medicine critiques a study linking diet soda to heightened stroke risk.
Jon Lindstrom of the School of Medicine is awarded a three-year, $45,000 grant to cultivate a therapy for an autoimmune disease.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine shares his perspective on being upfront with one’s physicians about dying.