Interview: Zeke Emanuel’s Plan to Fix Health-care Spending

December 18, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed about his views on how to resolve the issue of health-care spending.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Audio: Women’s Health Center in Philly Could Serve as National Model for Integrated Care

December 18, 2012

C. Neill Epperson and Delane Casiano of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on the Helen O. Dickens Center for Women’s Health, a Penn Medicine clinic in West Philadelphia.

Article Source: Newsworks

Dual-use Research: Self-censorship Is Not Enough

December 19, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an article about publishing “potentially dangerous research on flu viruses.”

Article Source: Nature.com
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658December 19, 2012

Protein Kinase Akt Identified as Arbiter of Cancer Stem Cell Fate, According to Penn Study

PHILADELPHIA — The protein kinase Akt is a key regulator of cell growth, proliferation, metabolism, survival, and death.

Helping First Responders: First, Do No Harm

December 18, 2012

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on ways to help first responders cope after traumatic events.

Article Source: Newsworks

Psychological Effects of Connecticut Shooting: ‘You’re Looking at a Lot of Trauma’

December 14, 2012

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the importance of the community response to the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

30 Under 30: Science and Healthcare

December 17, 2012

Gregory Sonnenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted.

Article Source: Forbes

Inherited Resistance to Cocaine

December 17, 2012

A Penn Medicine study on inherited resistance to cocaine addiction, led by Christopher Pierce, is featured.

Article Source: The Scientist

Advocates Dismiss Link of Violence with Autism

December 18, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “What little research we do have suggests that these people are much more likely to be victims of violence than perpetrators.”

Article Source: The Boston Globe

Well Being: His Prescription for Heart Health

December 17, 2012

Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for his devotion to heart health, including his own.

Article Source: Philly.com