Perelman School of Medicine

New Drug Helps Some Bald Patients Regrow Hair

August 17, 2014

George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on drugs used to combat male pattern baldness.

Article Source: New York Times

What Robin Williams Might Want You to Know About Depression and Parkinson's Disease

August 15, 2014

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about depression in sufferers of Parkinson's disease.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

'Perfect Storm': Parkinson's Disease May Worsen Depression

August 14, 2014

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the link between Parkinson’s disease and depression.

Article Source: NBC News

While Protesters Rage Against Tech Giants, Biotech Drives Quietly By

August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on the lack of objection to advances in biotechnology.

 

 

Article Source: Xconomy

Video: Weighing Ethics of Experimental Ebola Drug

August 11, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on the ethics of using ZMapp to treat Ebola.

Article Source: Al Jazeera America

Video: Is Talk of ‘Magic Bullet’ Ebola Treatments Distracting From More Important Measures?

August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences  is interviewed on experimental drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak.

Article Source: “PBS NewsHour”

This Doctor Thinks We May Achieve Immortality, but Isn't Sure We'd Want To

August 12, 2014

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about his work and new book on resuscitation.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660August 13, 2014

Drug-Induced Endoscopy Is Safe for Those With Sleep Apnea, Penn Study Finds

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Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.

Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.

Book That Links Genetic Variation, Race and Evolution Said to Misrepresent Science

August 11, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is critical of a new book linking genes, race and evolution.

Article Source: Scientific American

Ebola Drugs Raise Ethical Dilemmas

August 11, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted on the experimental drug used on two recent sufferers of the Ebola virus.

Article Source: CBS News