Perelman School of Medicine

A New Year’s Resolution That Benefits Everyone: Upgrading How We Evaluate and Shape Our Food Environment

January 7, 2015

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for working with fellow researchers t

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653January 6, 2015

Penn Study: Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Prolongs Survival for Older Men with Prostate Cancer

Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced prostate therapy than hormone therapy alone, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this week from Penn Medicine researchers.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194January 7, 2015

Penn Grad Students Share Expertise Across Disciplines to Address Social Problems

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Five Penn graduate students are beginning their journeys as ELISS fellows this spring. Four other Penn students are wrapping up their experiences in the program’s inaugural year and reflecting on the lessons they’ve gleaned about working across disciplines for the public good.

“In today’s world, the stereotype of the nerdy scientist, by himself, looking at a microscope, is no longer accurate and no longer useful,” says Gabriel Innes, a third-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Most Heart Attacks in Young Women Preventable – by Following 6 Habits

January 5, 2015

Chileshe Nkonde-Price of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is a real shift in the cardiovascular community to

Article Source: Today.com

Who Will Be the GOP’s Conservative Culture Hero?

January 5, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about who will serve as

Article Source: Huffington Post

How to Keep Your Resolutions

January 3, 2015

Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and 

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Doctor Going Back for Second Tour Fighting Ebola in Africa

January 2, 2015

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for continuing work in an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Brain-Imaging Approach Could Help Smokers Quit

January 2, 2015

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted for researching a new brain-imaging approach that could

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Brainy or Brawny? For Ants, It Comes Down to More Than DNA

December 26, 2014

Daniel SimolaRoberto Bonasio and 

The Science Behind Soothing, Stressful, and Sleep-inducing Sounds

January 5, 2015

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine explains how sound works.

Article Source: Yahoo! Health