Following Election, Advocates Antsy for Medicaid Decision

November 8, 2012

David Grande of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on states opting to expand Medicaid.

Article Source: Newsworks

Video: The Right Medicine for Obamacare

November 8, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School talks about how the election changed the health-care industry.

Article Source: CNBC

The Next 4 Years: Battlegrounds in Science, Medicine and Environment

November 8, 2012

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses genome sequencing.

Article Source: Wired
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183November 8, 2012

Penn Medicine: Fat-derived Stem Cells Hold Potential for Regenerative Medicine

PHILADELPHIA — As researchers work on reconfiguring cells to take on new regenerative properties, a new review from Penn Medicine plastic surgeons sheds additional light on the potential power of adipose-derived stem cells - or adult stem cells harvested from fatty tissue - in reconstructive and regenerative medicine.

WRAPUP 4-U.S. Disaster Relief in a Race Against Cold Snap

November 3, 2012

David Yusko of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Hurricanes can be the stress equivalent of cancer.”

Article Source: Reuters

Heart Attacks More Deadly in Winter – but It’s Not the Cold

November 6, 2012

Lee Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When people are depressed there are chemical changes that can increase stress on the cardiovascular system.”

Article Source: NBC News Health

Penn Scientists Develop Novel Treatment for Serious Illness

November 4, 2012

Marina Cuchel and Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about helping develop a treatment for rare heart conditions.

Article Source: Philly.com

Long-term Care and Dignified Voting

November 5, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine pens an op-ed about long-term-care facilities and voting.

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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659November 5, 2012

Penn Medicine Expert to Receive American Heart Association's Lifetime Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES — Lance Becker, MD, a professor of Emergency Medicine and director of the Center for Resuscitation Science at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the American Heart Association’s 2012 Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cardiac Resuscitation Science during the organization’s annual Scientific Sessions.

Researchers Will Take a Deep Look at Gulf Seafood Safety

October 29, 2012

Trevor Penning of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Gulf seafood safety.

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