PHILADELPHIA — Cindy Christian, a faculty co-director at the University of Pennsylvania Field Center for Children’s Policy Practice & Research, has been named to a new 11-member Task Force on Child Protection. The appointment was made by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with an Interfaith Program and Awards Commemoration, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
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.