Penn in the News



Surgeons Trained Outside of Universities Do Just Fine
Reuters | January 24, 2018
A study by Rachel Kelz of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the medical practice patterns based on type of residency program.
Tax Havens Retain Allure for U.S. Tech
Financial Times | January 24, 2018
Chris Sanchirico of the Law School comments on how the new tax bill has the potential to lead technology companies to outsource more jobs overseas.
Audio: New York’s Cuomo Plans Challenge Republican Tax Plan
Bloomberg | January 23, 2018
Michael Knoll of the Law School shares his thoughts about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to challenge the Republican tax plan.
Kimberly-Clark Cutting 5,000 Jobs Amid Pressure on Prices
New York Times | January 23, 2018
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the effects the restructuring at Kimberly-Clark will have on consumers and employees.
Penn Takes Part in Study of Faster PTSD Treatment for Military Personnel
Philly Voice | January 23, 2018
Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about conducting a study that found a new, two-week therapy treatment that can help military service members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Americans Finally Getting a Little More Sleep
HealthDay News | January 23, 2018
A new analysis about the amount of sleep Americans obtain each night led by Mathias Basner in collaboration with David Dinges, both of the Perelman School of Medicine, is featured.
$100M for Tmunity's Cancer Gene Therapy From China, U.S. Investors
Philadelphia Inquirer | January 23, 2018
Funding for Tmunity Therapeutics, a for-profit company that develops T-cell-based personal cancer treatments led by Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine, is highlighted.
Latino Immigrants Across the U.S. Report Similar Levels of Discrimination
FiveThirtyEight.com | January 23, 2018
Dan Hopkins of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about discrimination of Latino immigrants in the U.S.
While the U.S. Waits, China Has Been CRISPRing Human Cancer Patients Since 2015
Tech Crunch | January 23, 2018
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “It is hard to know what the ideal is between moving quickly and making sure patients are safe,” in regards to beginning human trials using the CRISPR medical technique.
Audio: The Fed's Surprise Move 10 Years Ago Set the Tone for Its Crisis Response
“Marketplace” | January 23, 2018
Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School talks about the day the Federal Open Market Committee approved interest rate cuts in 2008.