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Video: Penn Dedicates New Trauma Center in Slain Doctor’s Honor May 5, 2016 | WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

President Amy Gutmann says, “We live in a time that calls for heroes whose lives bear testimony to everything that is kind, that is brave, that is selfless.”

FDA Panel Urges Mandatory Opioid Training for Doctors May 4, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on teaching people to use opioids sparingly.

New Advances in Growing Human Embryos Could Prompt Ethical Firestorm May 4, 2016 | STAT News

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the 14-day cut-off rule for scientists to stop conducting experiments on human embryos.

Shaping the Next Administration’s Response to HIV in the U.S. May 3, 2016 | Huffington Post

Robert Bonacci of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about HIV policy in the United States.

You Asked: Why Does My Face Turn Red When I Exercise? May 4, 2016 | Time.com

Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine helps explain why some faces turn red when exercising.