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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658December 9, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Names Two New PIK Professors: Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock

PHILADELPHIA -- Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge professors at the University of Pennsylvania.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  Both PIK appointments are effective Jan. 1. 

Wharton Faculty Backs Curriculum Overhaul

December 3, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on the major curriculum shift the school will unveil.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Penn Develops Biomarker Test for Parkinson’s

November 30, 2010

John Q. Trojanowski and Alice Chen-Plotkin of the School of Medicine comment on new developments.

Colleges Are Producing New Style of AIDS Activist

November 30, 2010

Luke Messac, a student in the School of Medicine, is among those protesting the Obama administration’s lack of funding to fight AIDS.

Article Source: New York Times

Lousy Care in Prison Threatens to Undermine Recent Wins Against AIDS

December 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine explains why society should care about prisoners with AIDS.

Article Source: MSNBC

Audio: Overeating, Like Drug Use, Rewards And Alters Brain

December 1, 2010

Teresa Reyes of the School of Medicine shows that food can change the brain through a Penn research experiment with mice.

Article Source: National Public Radio

US Firm Admits Crimes in Human Bone-Cement Trial

November 30, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on off-label use of products.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Don't Ask, Don't Tell

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

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