Meenakshi Bewtra of the Perelman School of Medicine and lead author of the study cited says, “We often think of surgery as being more ‘dangerous’ in patients who are older but this study shows that surgery is quite the opposite.”
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Scott Levin of the Perelman School of Medicine reveals one song he listens to while performing surgery.
Jean Bennett and Manzar Ashtari of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching a gene therapy that treats blindness and helps strengthen pathways to the brain.
Anusha Kalbasi and Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for research into the impact of radiation on prostate cancer patients.
Jean Bennett and Manzar Ashtari of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for studying gene therapy used to restore vision that also strengthens visual processing pathways in the brain.
Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We believe the collective exposure to hydraulic fracturing could increase hospitalizations.”
Elective Surgery Is Associated with Lower Risk of Death than Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis Treatment, Penn Study Finds
Patients over 50 with ulcerative colitis (UC), a chronic disease of the colon, who undergo surgery to treat their condition live longer than those who are treated with medications, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.