Perelman School of Medicine

Sleep Success: How to Make ZZZs = Memory

November 26, 2009
David Dinges of the School of Medicine discusses sleep inertia.
Article Source: New Scientist

Coma Victim's Caregivers Called Manipulative

November 25, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine offers insight on coma victims’ ability to communicate.
Article Source: Associated Press

Autopsy Today for Boxer Who Died After Bout

November 24, 2009
Doug Smith of the School of Medicine discusses head injuries in sports.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn to Celebrate Donors

November 23, 2009
President Amy Gutmann, Trustees Chair David Cohen and Stephen Hahn of the School of Medicine are set to unveil the University’s new Roberts Proton Therapy Center.

The Mammogram Storm: Benefits vs. Risks

November 20, 2009
Sanford Schwartz of the Wharton School and the School of Medicine comments on newly issued mammogram testing guidelines.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Need Help with H1N1 Vaccine Fear? Sid the Science Kid Explains How Flu Vaccines Work

November 20, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says the governmental H1N1 vaccination-awareness campaign is falling short.
Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Westbrook at Center of Concussion Controversy

November 18, 2009
Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine comments on the health ramifications of Philadelphia Eagle Brian Westbrook’s recent concussion.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Heart Pump Shows Promise

November 18, 2009
Lee Goldberg of the School of Medicine discusses new mechanical-heart-pump technology.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Toddlers Insensitive to Fear Go on to Commit Crimes

November 17, 2009
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine and Yu Gao of the School of Arts and Sciences co-author a study investigating criminal tendencies in children.
Article Source: NewScientist

Potential for Criminal Behavior Evident at Age 3

November 16, 2009
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for research aimed at predicting criminal behavior.
Article Source: Reuters