Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ups and downs of a biotechnology company.
Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School comments on a Supreme Court religion case.
Patients with gout – a painful type of inflammatory arthritis caused by the crystallization of urates in soft tissues – are advised to start treatment that lowers uric acid levels in the blood. Unfortunately, as the long-term medication starts to break down crystals deposited in the joints, many patients experience gout attacks caused by the release of crystals from softened deposits.
Hillary Bogner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the research she led about treating Type 2 diabetes and depression together.
Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about research on the effects of nicotine patches on improving memory.
Wharton MBA candidates Ian Campbell and Mona Safabakhsh are featured for developing a concept that uses Xbox 360 Kinect technology to measure sizes in order to buy clothes online.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the newly signed budget bill and how it affects new science.
PHILADELPHIA – Eight University of Pennsylvania professors have been named Penn Fellows for 2012.