Perelman School of Medicine

facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369June 2, 2014

Penn Medicine Study Finds Marijuana Use May Impair Sleep Quality

A new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that marijuana use may be associated with impaired sleep quality, especially in people who have been using the drug since their teenage years.

New Therapies for a Debilitating Condition

June 2, 2014

James Lewis of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new strategy for treating Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.

Article Source: New York Times

Combatting TBI by Engineering Resilience in the Brain

May 31, 2014

Vivek Shenoy of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about traumatic brain injury research.

Article Source: LiveScience

President Obama: I’ve Probably Had ‘Mild’ Concussions

May 29, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the importance of concussion research.

Article Source: NBC News

A Lifesaving Chain, From Hollywood to Phila.

May 25, 2014

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his research and involvement in the project Energize the Chain.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Katie Delach | Katie.Delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964May 29, 2014

Penn Study Highlights Significant Side Effects Experienced by BRCA Mutation Carriers Following Cancer Risk-Reducing Surgical Procedure

The majority of women with cancer causing BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations experience sexual dysfunction, menopausal symptoms, cognitive and stress issues, and poor sleep following prophylactic removal of their Fallopian tubes and ovaries - a procedure known as risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) - according to results of a new study from the Abram

Penn, CHOP Study Finds Blood Flow to the Brain Changes in Teens

May 29, 2014

Ted Satterthwaite of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses his collaborative research on how blood flow to the brain changes in teenagers.

Student Journalists Tackle Community Health Issues

May 28, 2014

Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for speaking about using digital tools to share and study health information.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 2, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Penn Center for Innovation

President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.   

facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660May 27, 2014

Penn Study Shows Longest-lasting Cardiology Guidelines Built on Findings of Randomized Controlled Trials

Clinical practice guideline recommendations related to screening and treatment can change markedly over time as new evidence about best practices and clinical outcomes of various treatments emerges.