Perelman School of Medicine

Personality Not Linked to Cancer Risk or Prognosis

August 13, 2010

James Coyne of the School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed based on the suggestion that attitude can affect cancer outcomes.

Article Source: Reuters

Beta-Blockers Used by Musicians, Athletes, Students to Enhance Performance

August 16, 2010

Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine discusses casual use of beta-blockers.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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