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Just Out of the Gate: A CT Scanner Fit for a Horse April 28, 2016 | Philly.com

Dean Richardson, Barbara Dallap Schaer and Thomas Schaer of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about a new robotic system for taking CT scans of animals while standing.

Locating Language Within the Brain April 27, 2016 | The-Scientist.com

Anjan Chatterjee of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “In cognitive neuroscience in general, we’re in a transition period between hypothesis- or theory-driven investigations and data-driven investigations.”

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study April 26, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report

Ronac Mamtani of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a study that suggests cholesterol levels, not statins, influence colorectal cancer risk.

Audio: Pain and Addiction April 26, 2016 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Michael Ashburn and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss treating pain while opioid addiction rates rise.

Can ‘Dirty Mice’ Save Animal Research? April 20, 2016 | Science

John Wherry of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research that investigates whether sterile laboratory mice are good models for the human immune system.