Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia Smoking Rates Hit New Low

June 30, 2015

Kenneth Margulies of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that Philadelphia’s smoking rates will continue to decline with shifting attitudes, policy changes and penalties.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philanthropy for Hackers

June 26, 2015

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his pioneering work on HIV and gene therapy.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Dextromethorphan: Why It’s Not Just Cough Medicine

June 29, 2015

Laura Modafferi of the Perelman School of Medicine writes a collaborative blog about cold medicines containing dextromethorphan.

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Social Life Is Good for Your Brain, and Other Important Research

June 26, 2015

Perelman School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers are cited in studying teen driver safety using a simulator to diagnose driving.

Article Source: Washington Post
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New Penn Center Will Investigate the Physics of Cancer Via $10M NIH Grant

Investigators at a new University of Pennsylvania research center will focus on key physical principles that underpin cancer’s development and growth.

What Phila. Experts Are Saying About the Obamacare Ruling

June 26, 2015

David Grande of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

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U.S. Congress Moves to Block Human-embryo Editing

June 25, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences says, “You don’t have to be a faith-based bioethicist to recognize that there’s some global responsibility for modifying the human germline.”

Article Source: Nature

Do Fitness Wearables Live Up to Their Promise?

June 24, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on the effectiveness of wearable fitness trackers.

Article Source: CBS News

6 Surprising Signs You May Have ADHD

June 24, 2015

Anthony Rostain of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on signs of adult attention-deficient/hyperactivity disorder.

Article Source: Yahoo! Health

Building a Better Valve

June 20, 2015

Howard Herrmann of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on patients treated with a transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Article Source: New York Times