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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658November 26, 2012

Penn-Temple Team Discovers What Keeps a Cell's Energy Source Going

PHILADELPHIA — Most healthy cells rely on a complicated process to produce the fuel ATP. Knowing how ATP is produced by the cell’s energy storehouse – the mitochondria -- is important for understanding a cell’s normal state, as well as what happens when things go wrong, for example in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegeneration, and many rare disorders of the mitochondria.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658November 21, 2012

Penn Medicine Research: Pathway Identified in Human Lymphoma Points Way to New Blood Cancer Treatments

PHILADELPHIA — A pathway called the “Unfolded Protein Response,” or UPR, a cell’s way of responding to unfolded and misfolded proteins, helps tumor cells escape programmed cell death during the development of lymphoma.

Penn Medicine Receives Grant for Asbestos Study in Ambler

November 23, 2012

Fran Barg of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a grant Penn Medicine received from the NIH to study asbestos.

Article Source: CBS Local

Drug Companies Need to Push for Medication Adherence

November 26, 2012

Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says, “We need serious rethinking about what happens when medication is dispensed.”

Article Source: Forbes

Study of Link Between Night Eating and the Peculiar Internal Clock of Fat Cells

November 26, 2012

Garret FitzGerald and Kelly Allison of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured about research focusing on night eating.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 26, 2012

Dorothy Roberts to Give Keynote Address for Field Center’s Winter Symposium at Penn

PHILADELPHIA – Dorothy Roberts will deliver the keynote speech on “The Racial Geography of Child Welfare” at the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Winter 2012 Community Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania.  Roberts, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with appointments in law and sociology, will speak at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov.

U.S. Soldier Accused of Iraq Shooting ‘Psychotic’: Doctor

November 20, 2012

Robert Sadoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the health of Sgt. John Russell, who was accused of a shooting spree.

Article Source: Reuters

A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

Just before sunrise on Nov. 14, the day’s first baby was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Around midnight, a Penn Law student closed the day studying, surrounded by books.

Body Image Researcher David Sarwer Debunks Hollywood Myths

November 16, 2012

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine demystifies popular body-image myths.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Panel Recommends Routine HIV Tests for Teens, Adults

November 19, 2012

Helen Koenig of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about HIV-patient research.

Article Source: USA Today