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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | | 215-349-8369February 6, 2013

Eat to Dream: Penn Study Shows Dietary Nutrients Associated with Certain Sleep Patterns

PHILADELPHIA — “You are what you eat,” the saying goes, but is what you eat playing a role in how much you sleep? Sleep, like nutrition and physical activity, is a critical determinant of health and well-being.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820April 9, 2013

Penn Nursing Student’s Family Ties Propel Him Forward

“Well-rounded” just doesn’t seem to cover it.  Nor does “always busy.”

Andrew Dierkes, 19, is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, but, he’s no ordinary undergraduate.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604February 6, 2013

For Three Decades, Computer Science’s Susan Davidson Has Led by Example

PHILADELPHIA — After more than 30 years on the job, Susan Davidson has some perspective on her discipline.

Kickstarter Entrepreneurs Doing Big Business in the UK

February 4, 2013

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is cited for research about Kickstarter projects.

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Media Contact:Holly Auer | | 215-349-5659February 4, 2013

Two-Step Immunotherapy Attacks Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Penn Medicine Researchers Report

PHILADELPHIA — Most ovarian cancer patients are diagnosed with late stage disease that is unresponsive to existing therapies. In a new study, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine show that a two-step personalized immunotherapy treatment — a dendritic cell vaccine using patients’ own tumor followed by adoptive T cell therapy — triggers anti-tumor immune responses in these type of patients.

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Gun Violence

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.


Gun policy and violence prevention