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Growing Up Poor Can Affect Brain Development

August 1, 2010

Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences says poverty may affect brain function.

Article Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Computer With Patient Data Stolen From Jefferson

July 30, 2010

Ross Koppel of the School of Medicine comments on digital medical data.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Patients, Hospitals Wrestle Over Tumor Tissue

July 29, 2010

Arthur Caplan, George Coukos and Michael Feldman of the School of Medicine discuss issues surrounding the use of live cells for research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

40,000 City Properties. Abandoned. Now What?

July 28, 2010

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design discusses Philadelphia’s initiatives to reduce its number of abandoned properties.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students

July 21, 2010

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships receives federal funding for its “Growing Together” program.

Article Source: University City Review

Healthcare Debate: Dental Care Lacking for Millions

July 26, 2010

Ann Slaughter of the School of Dental Medicine discusses dental health.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Ardmore Students Challenge Court Ruling on Lower Merion Redistricting

July 23, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses a local school-redistricting case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Witness Silenced - by the D.A.

July 21, 2010

David Rudovsky of the Law School authors an op-ed on witness intimidation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Secrets of Its Past May Help Pay for Historic Delaware County Building's Future

July 17, 2010

David Barnes of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the investigation of paranormal activity at the historic Lazaretto quarantine station.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 July 19, 2010

Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students

PHILADELPHIA -- The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, can now expand its mission, thanks to a $900,000 federal grant.