Perelman School of Medicine

Sports Genes

May 17, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for genetic research conducted in Africa.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 18, 2010

Penn Faculty Senate Announces Leadership for 2010-11

PHILADELPHIA -- Robert C. Hornik will serve as chair of the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Senate in 2010-11, succeeding Harvey Rubin.

Camille Charles has been named chair-elect.

Germs in Hiding

May 14, 2010

Cindy Hoegg of the School of Medicine provides tips on germ management.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medical School Graduate's Passion Spans Globe

May 16, 2010

Aura Obando, a graduating student in the School of Medicine, is profiled for her international medical work.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Beware of Genetic Testing

May 16, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on ethical issues surrounding genetic testing.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mind Control: How to Focus and Pay Attention

May 14, 2010

Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine discusses meditation and is cited for his book “How God Changes Your Brain.”

Article Source: Family Circle

Close Encounters of the Prehistoric Kind

May 13, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses research findings on the Neandertal genome.

Article Source: Science

APS: U.S. Veterans Plagued by Multi-Symptom Pain Disorders

May 13, 2010

Rollin Gallagher of the School of Medicine says veterans’ pain-management outcomes can be problematic due to multi-symptom diagnoses.

Article Source: HealthDay News

New Jersey Needs Independent Panel to Resolve Disputes Over End-of-Life Care

May 12, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethical complications related to end-of-life care decisions.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger

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