Perelman School of Medicine

Lost Sense of Smell Often Invisible, Untreatable Problem

June 8, 2014

Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on misleading claims of cures for lost sense of smell.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Teaching Geriatric Care to a New Generation

June 16, 2014

Gregg Lipschik of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about using a virtual program to review resuscitation techniques.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660June 12, 2014

Penn Study Also Suggests Adding CPAP Therapy May Help with High Blood Pressure

Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tend to co-exist and are associated with a variety of cardiovascular risk factors, including inflammation, insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol, and high blood pressure.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658June 12, 2014

Penn Study Describes New Models for Testing Parkinson's Disease Immune-based Drugs

Using powerful, newly developed cell culture and mouse  models of sporadic Parkinson’s disease (PD), a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has demonstrated that immunotherapy with specifically targeted antibodies may block the development and spread of PD pathology in the brain.

Audio: Staying Fit Through Life

June 12, 2014

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine joins a discussion about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Should Runners Get Pedicures?

June 12, 2014

Albert D’Angelantonio of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the trauma and runners’ feet.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Sisters, Triplets, Colleagues in Medicine

June 12, 2014

Samantha Butts of the Perelman School of Medicines is featured along with her sisters who are also in health care.

Audio: What Elite Universities Can Learn from Higher Fashion

June 11, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses traditional business schools and online courses.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Well Being: Scientist Embraces Challenges

June 2, 2014

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine is featured for balancing her research and physical activities in her personal life.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine Gets $10-Million Grant to Investigate Asbestos Contamination in Ambler

June 11, 2014

Trevor Penning of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Each of the projects in the superfund grant came from a community based question, and we will be going back to them with data as the projects progress.”

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)