Perelman School of Medicine

Brains of Vegetative Patients Show Life

February 4, 2010
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on coma patients and advanced directives.
Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Is the 'Avatar' Concept Really Possible?

February 3, 2010
Brian Litt of the School of Medicine discusses the theoretical science in the film “Avatar.”
Article Source: CNN

Quick Response to Study of Abstinence Education

February 2, 2010
John Jemmott III of the Annenberg School for Communication and School of Medicine discusses his research on abstinence-only education programs.
Article Source: New York Times

Video: Stopping Teen Pregnancy

February 2, 2010
John Jemmott III of the Annenberg School for Communication and School of Medicine discusses his research on the effectiveness of abstinence-only education.
Article Source: ABC News

Is Whole Foods' Get Healthy Plan Fair?

January 29, 2010
Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on Whole Foods’ employee-initiative program.
Article Source: ABC News

Seeking Peace for Ailing Haiti

January 28, 2010
Karen Grasse of the School of Medicine comments on Haiti aid.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Study Finds Procedure Beats Drugs for Fast Heartbeat

January 27, 2010
Frank Marchlinski of the School of Medicine discusses the University’s cardiac-arrhythmia-treatment research.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Meaningful Reform Will Require Courage

January 26, 2010
Valerie Arkoosh of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on the need for health-care reform.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Why Children Need More Sleep

January 23, 2010
David Dinges of the School of Medicine comments on the toll sleep deprivation takes.
Article Source: The Guardian (U.K.)

Thyroid Cancer Rates High in Phila. Area

January 22, 2010
Susan Mandel of the School of Medicine comments on cancer-rate research.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer