In discussing sleep-apnea surgery, Erica Thaler of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “It’s basically opened up a whole new area of surgery that wasn’t doable before.”
Laura Perna and Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education are cited for their report about the state of higher education in Maryland.
Injecting epilepsy patients with medication via an autoinjector -- similar to the EpiPens used to treat serious allergic reactions -- works more quickly to stop seizures than delivery of a drug via IV on board ambulances, according to a national study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
President Amy Gutmann and Robert Carter of Penn’s African-American Resource Center comment on Penn’s annual MLK Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on more women becoming statisticians.
Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his course on monastic life and asceticism.
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on funding for higher education.