Perelman School of Medicine

Fat City Needs a Soda Tax

March 9, 2010
Jane Shin Jue of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on a proposed soda tax in Philadelphia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Polar Bear Fossil Traces Origin to Brown Bear

March 4, 2010
Stephan Schuster of the School of Medicine discusses the migratory patterns of polar bears.
Article Source: Voice of America

Are 'Sex Addicts' Victims of Addiction?

March 1, 2010
Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences and Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discuss sex addiction.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Low-Fat Diets Beat Low-Carb Regimen Long Term

March 1, 2010
Marion Vetter of the School of Medicine is cited for dieting research.
Article Source: HealthDay News

Lawsuit Urges Payment for Bone Marrow Donors

February 25, 2010
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on payments awarded to bone-marrow donors.
Article Source: USA Today

What Matters in Stroke Treatment? Location, Location, Location

February 24, 2010
Brendan Carr of the School of Medicine discusses his research on stroke treatment and stroke centers.
Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Study Traces Human Diversity to Southern Africa

February 23, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on new genetics research in Africa.
Article Source: The Guardian (U.K.)

ICU Patients Gain From Team Approach to Care

February 22, 2010
Michelle Kim of the School of Medicine says “care by a multidisciplinary team may reduce the risk of death among ICU patients.”
Article Source: HealthDay News

Penn Professor Works to Transform Drug-Control Policy

February 22, 2010
Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses his colleague Thomas McLellan’s appointment to the post of deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Albert M. Kligman, Dermatologist, Dies at 93

February 22, 2010
John Stanley of the School of Medicine says his colleague Albert Kligman’s legacy will be his scientific approach to every-day dermatologic disorders.
Article Source: New York Times