James Alwine and Erle Robertson of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss their research that identified an association between microbial signatures and triple negative breast cancer.
Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the demand for psychiatrists to treat older patients.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about how people living with HIV are treated by others.
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Three professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been elected members to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in biomedicine. NAM was originally the Institute of Medicine, which was established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences to advise the nation on medical and health issues.
Epilepsy affects more than 65 million people worldwide. One-third of these patients have seizures that are not controlled by medications. In addition, one-third have brain lesions, the hallmark of the disease, which cannot be located by conventional imaging methods.
Kate Davis and Ravinder Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new imaging technique in development to treat epilepsy patients.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted death for terminally ill patients and the costs associated for insurers.