Perelman School of Medicine

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

A Murder Suspect’s Worth to Science

February 22, 2010
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says intelligence is often associated with morality.
Article Source: New York Times

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

Archbishop Tutu's DNA Helps Show African Diversity

February 18, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on researchers’ study of African DNA.
Article Source: Associated Press

Scientists Decode Genomes of Five Africans, Including Archbishop Tutu

February 17, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses gene mapping in Africa.
Article Source: New York Times

African Genomes Sequenced

February 17, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses scientists’ genetic sequencing of populations in Africa.
Article Source: The Scientist

Study Offers Nuanced View of Abstinence Education

February 16, 2010
John Jemmott III of the Annenberg School for Communication and School of Medicine and Loretta Jemmott of the School of Nursing discuss their research on abstinence-only education.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn to Offer Genetic Test for Heart-disease Risk

February 15, 2010
Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine discusses Penn’s cardiac-health testing initiatives.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 12, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Joins Consortium to Speed Access to Affordable Medicines in the Developing World

PHILADELPHIA -- A consortium of leading research universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, and organizations along with the Association of University Technology Managers has announced its endorsement of a far-reaching “Statement of Principles and Strategies for the Equitable Dissemination of Medical Technologies” in the developing world.