Perelman School of Medicine

Science Center Awards $300K in Grants

May 12, 2010

Joseph Gorman and Robert Levy of the School of Medicine receive grants from The University City Science Center.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Exploring 10 Popular Sleep Myths

May 11, 2010

Philip Gehrman of the School of Medicine says sleeping patterns are highly individualized.

Article Source: ABC News

Parkinson's Drugs Tied to Compulsive Behaviors

May 10, 2010

Daniel Weintraub of the School of Medicine is cited for research on the side effects of Parkinson’s drugs.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Cash Flows In to HHC Nursing Homes, Care Lags

May 11, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on governmental health-care-facility funding.

Article Source: Indianapolis Star

Haitian Amputee Gets a New Arm

May 10, 2010

Samir Mehta of the School of Medicine discusses a Haiti earthquake victim’s crush injuries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Health Experts Discuss Implications of Medicaid Expansion

May 5, 2010

David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes health-care reform will bring to Medicare.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Killer Mentally Impaired or a Schemer? Jury Deliberating on Life or Death of Man Who Killed Fed Witness, Friend

May 5, 2010

Carol Armstrong of the School of Medicine provides expert neuropsychology testimony at a criminal trial.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Anemia Drugs Hold Dangers for Kidney Patients

May 5, 2010

Jeffrey Berns of the School of Medicine discusses anemia-treatment agents.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Should Laws Push for Organ Donation?

May 2, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says “presumed consent” would help to increase organ donation.

Article Source: New York Times

Did DHS Pressure Teen to Get Abortion?

May 3, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses an ethics complaint against Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer