Perelman School of Medicine

Foreclosures Make for Subprime Mental Health

August 25, 2009
School of Medicine researches are cited for their research on the correlation between finances and mental health.
Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 14, 2009

Center for Neuroscience and Society Opens at the University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has launched the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society, a cross-disciplinary endeavor to increase understanding of the impact of neuroscience on society through research and teaching and to encourage the responsible use of neuroscience for the benefit of humanity.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 4, 2009

Penn Will Host First Neuroscience Boot Camp Aug. 6; News Media Welcome

PHILADELPHIA –- Psychologists, neuroscientists, legal scholars and faculty from the University of Pennsylvania are hosting Penn’s first Neuroscience Boot Camp, a nine-day seminar devoted to educating academics, legal and business professionals, economists, medical ethicists, policy makers, philosophers and writers on the impact of emerging neuroscience research and to foster an interdisciplinary effort to encourage responsible and ethical use of neuroscience for human benefit.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 27, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 6, 2009
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 9, 2009

Karen Glanz Is Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- Karen Glanz, a globally influential public-health scholar, has been named the ninth Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

The appointment was announced today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Interim Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 30, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 17, 2009
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 16, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 3, 2009

Penn Researchers Demonstrate a New Model for Drug Discovery With a Fluorescent Anesthetic

PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration of University of Pennsylvania and University of Wisconsin chemists and anesthesiologists have identified a fluorescent anesthetic compound that will assist researchers in obtaining more precise information about how anesthetics work in the body and will provide a means to more rapidly test new anesthetic compounds in the search for safer and more effective drugs.

The study is published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.