Perelman School of Medicine

Is the “Synthetic Cell” About Life?

July 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine debates synthetic life’s larger implications.

Article Source: The Scientist

A Bid to Shorten Shifts for Novice Doctors

June 29, 2010

Lisa Bellini of the School of Medicine comments on the debate surrounding the length of medical student residency shifts.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Worried About a Moody Teen?

June 29, 2010

Guy Diamond of the School of Medicine discusses teen-behavior patterns.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why Gay Men Can't Donate Blood

June 29, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses blood-donation regulations.

Get Moving: Cancer Survivors Urged to Exercise

June 29, 2010

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine says keeping an exercise regimen helps the overall health of cancer patients.

Article Source: Associated Press

Promise Seen for Detection of Alzheimer’s

June 23, 2010

Hank Kung of the School of Medicine is cited for his Alzheimer’s diagnostic research.

Article Source: New York Times
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Penn’s Harvey Rubin to Participate in International “Peace and Security Summit” in New York

PHILADELPHIA -– Harvey Rubin, executive director of the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response at the University of Pennsylvania, will be among the international experts participating in “Peace and Security Summit” June 30–July 1 in New York.

Cash to Follow the Doc’s Orders

June 15, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine tests a prescription-incentive program.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Gary Papa ‘Run for Your Life’ Today

June 20, 2010

Anna Bottoms, Chris Ganister and Tom Guzzo make up the Penn Urology Team for the Philadelphia prostate cancer benefit event "Run for Your Life."

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Lawsuit Fears Can Lead to Overtesting in ERs

June 21, 2010

Angela Mills of the School of Medicine debates the use of CT scans as a diagnostic measure.

Article Source: Associated Press