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Media Contact:Katie Delach | katie.delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964March 26, 2015

Penn Medicine Study: In Debated Surgical Procedure, Technique Trumps Technology

A team of orthopedic surgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that modern technology for healing distal femur fractures is as safe and effective as its more established alternative, without a potential shortfall of the older approach.

Gene Counselors Expect Resurgence of ‘Jolie Effect’

March 26, 2015

Katherine Nathanson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about BRCA testing.

Article Source: Nature.com

Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Disputed Diagnosis Imprisons Parents

March 20, 2015

Susan Margulies of the Perelman School of Medicine speaks on the difficulty of studying brain injuries in infants.

Article Source: Washington Post

Experts Back Angelina Jolie Pitt in Choices for Cancer Prevention

March 24, 2015

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about cancer prevention options and Penn’s Basser Research C

Article Source: New York Times

The Huge Influence of ‘Lunch Lady Land’

March 24, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Adopting and maintaining … healthier habits is challenging, and

Article Source: CNN

Greening Vacant Lots in Philly Is Good for Your Heart [Before and After Photos]

March 23, 2015

Eugenia South of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching how walking by green spaces reduces stress.

Video: Stigma Around Physician-assisted Dying Lingers

March 22, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted dying.<

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194March 24, 2015

New Penn Program Studies the Body’s Cells, One By One

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The Penn Program in Single Cell Biology is a new effort by faculty members James Eberwine and Junhyong Kim to understand biology as it happens in each individual cell.

By Sarah Welsh

Cancer starts with a single cell going haywire. What is it about that one cell that makes it different from the rest, setting it on a path of destruction? A new program at the University of Pennsylvania may help find an answer to that and many other questions.

Weight Loss Doesn’t Always Lead to Happiness

March 23, 2015

Anthony Fabricatore of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his 2011 review of various weight-loss methods and

Article Source: Atlantic