Perelman School of Medicine

Rare Sharing of Data Leads to Progress on Alzheimer’s

August 12, 2010

John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine comments on the research tactics behind a groundbreaking Alzheimer’s diagnostic discovery.

Article Source: New York Times

Double Helix Trouble

August 13, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a Berkeley DNA sampling program for students.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

The New Republic: Who Should Test for Alzheimer's?

August 12, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the moral dilemmas surrounding a new Alzheimer’s-diagnosis procedure.

Article Source: National Public Radio

The Philly Foods Nutritionists Crave

August 10, 2010

Andrea Spivack of the School of Medicine and the Stunkard Weight Management Program provides healthy-eating guidelines.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Spinal Fluid Test a New Tool for Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease

August 10, 2010

John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine says a new Alzherimer’s diagnosis process “will be a useful tool to scientists working to develop treatments that slow the progress of the disease.”

Article Source: “PBS NewsHour”

Alzheimer Test Developed Largely at Penn Proves Effective

August 11, 2010

John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine is featured for his work on an Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Spinal-Fluid Test Is Found to Predict Alzheimer’s

August 9, 2010

John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine debates the psychological ramifications of early-diagnosis screenings.

Article Source: New York Times

The Unreal World: Patient From Death Row Complicates ER

August 9, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine analyzes ethics questions raised by television medical dramas.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Senate Should Focus on Real Threats to Life

August 5, 2010

Laurence Gavin of the School of Medicine discusses teenage-driver regulations.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

In Push to Detect Early Alzheimer’s Markers, Hopes for Prevention

August 4, 2010

Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine says a rush to test new pharmaceuticals can have a negative impact.

Article Source: New York Times