Perelman School of Medicine

A Downside to Carrying a Gun?

October 7, 2009
School of Medicine researchers are cited for research on the risk involved with carrying a personal firearm.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Hospitals Find Way to Make Care Cheaper -- Make It Better

October 6, 2009
P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine comments on medical-reporting methods.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

A Step Toward Curing Cancer

October 6, 2009
Robert Vonderheide of the School of Medicine discusses possible cancer vaccines.
Article Source: Baltimore Sun

Researchers Hail Vaccine-Like Treatment for Cocaine Abuser

October 6, 2009
Kyle Kampman of the School of Medicine comments on a new cocaine-addiction treatment.
Article Source: Associated Press

Homeless Addicts' Fragile Lives

October 4, 2009
“Righteous Dopefiend,” s book by Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, is reviewed.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

When Hoarding Becomes a Problem

September 30, 2009
Elna Yadin of the School of Medicine discusses the psychology behind hoarding.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A New Recovery Center for the Woes of Warcraft

September 28, 2009
Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses criteria for classifying addictions as disease.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Video: Homeless Addicts: Next Door, Worlds Away

September 28, 2009
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine discusses his research with homeless addicts.
Article Source: Futrity.org

Support Medical Reporting

September 23, 2009
Richard Shannon co-authors an op-ed on medical reporting.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Glaxo to Change Training-Payment Practices

September 22, 2009
David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the pharmaceutical-physician relationship.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer