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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 10, 2014

Penn Medicine Researcher Receives New Innovator Award from National Institutes of Health

Roberto Bonasio, PhD, an assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, 

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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660October 20, 2014

Penn Researchers Untangle the Biological Effects of Blue Light

Blue light can both set the mood and set in motion important biological responses.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 20, 2014

Penn Study Finds A Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and 

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194October 20, 2014

Penn Physician and Historian Robert Aronowitz Elected to Institute of Medicine

Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field.

Audio: 8 Reasons Why We Love Science Even More

October 17, 2014

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about sound and meaning.

Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s – Without Revealing the Results

October 13, 2014

Reed Pyeritz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on genetic testing for diseases.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659October 16, 2014

T-Cell Therapy Achieves Extended Remission in Leukemia Patient Penn Study Shows

Ninety percent of children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who had relapsed multiple times or failed to respond to standard therapies went into remission after receiving an investigational personalized cellular therapy, CTL019, developed at the 

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | katie.delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964October 16, 2014

Penn Medicine Researchers Zero in on Psoriasis-Hypertension Link

Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research by a team at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Cancer Treatment Continues to Move Ahead

October 16, 2014

Carl June and David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicin

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

October 15, 2014

Junko Takeshita of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why psoriasis is linked to an increased risk of blood pres

Article Source: HealthDay News