Better, If Not Cheaper, Care

January 3, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes his opinion about health-care spending.

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Video: Quadruple Amputee Gets Two Hands on Life

January 4, 2013

Scott Levin of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the surgery of a quadruple amputee patient receiving two new hands.

Article Source: ABC News

Technology Aims to Improve Lung Transplant Odds

January 6, 2013

Edward Cantu and Joel Cooper of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on testing technology designed to help improve lung transplant success.

Article Source: Philly.com

Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

January 6, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School, Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School are quoted about online courses taught through Coursera.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: New Medical App for Doctors, Patients’ Families

December 28, 2012

David Kennedy of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses how he uses a new app, called MD Connect Me, to give families updates via text or email throughout the procedure.

Article Source: 6ABC

Brain Scan ‘Can Sort Dementia by Type’

December 26, 2012

Corey McMillan of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading research on a new screening method for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: BBC

Research Supports High-dose Flu Vaccine for People With HIV

January 2, 2013

Pablo Tebas of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading research that supports high-dose flu vaccine for people with HIV.

Article Source: Philly.com

Brain Injuries Still Mysterious, but Research Is Building

January 3, 2013

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on brain-injury research.

Article Source: Philly.com

Looking For Early Signs of Autism

For the past five years, under the helm of Sarah Paterson, research assistant professor at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, and Robert Schultz, director of the Center

F.D.A. Clears Anticlogging Drug by Bristol and Pfizer

December 28, 2012

Garrett FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the Food and Drug Administration approving an anticlogging drug.

Article Source: New York Times