Perelman School of Medicine

Video: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Ebola: ‘Panic Is Something We Can’t Afford’

October 13, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses Americans’ concerns about an Ebola

Article Source: “Today,” NBC

Audio: Parenting: Helping Children Through Grief

October 13, 2014

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how parents can help children cope with grief.

Article Source: WTOP-Radio

Liquid Biopsies Gain Ground as an Alternative

October 12, 2014

Jennifer Morrissette and Erica Carpenter of the Perelman Sch

Article Source: Philly.com

Support Our Troops in West Africa!

October 10, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the importance of

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660October 9, 2014

Penn Medicine's "Sepsis Sniffer" Generates Faster Sepsis Care and Suggests Reduced Mortality

An automated early warning and response system for sepsis developed by Penn Medicine experts has resulted in a marked increa

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Media Contact:Anna Duerr | anna.duerr@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369October 9, 2014

Online Intervention Tool for Physician Trainees May Improve Care of Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Online learning interventions and small group debriefings can improve medical residents’ attitudes and communication skills toward patients with substance use disorders, and may result in improved care for these patients, according to a new study from the 

For Formerly Obese, Stigma Remains Even After Weight Is Lost

October 8, 2014

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the general public’s belief that obesity is “a moral failin

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 7, 2014

Penn Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Potential Therapy for Autoimmune Disorder of Muscle Weakness

Nearly 60,000 Americans suffer from myasthenia gravis (MG), a non-inherited autoimmune form of muscle weakness. The disease has no cure, and the primary treatments are nonspecific immunosuppressants and inhibitors of the enzyme cholinesterase.

Audio: Why Saying Is Believing – the Science of Self-talk

October 7, 2014

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses body image and self-talk.

Marriage Equality Wins Big, Losers Whine and Fume

October 7, 2014

Dick Polman of the School of Arts and Sciences is the author of this article on recent advances in marriage equality.

Article Source: WHYY “Newsworks”