Tennis Players Get an Oxygen Fix

January 28, 2016

Kamen Simeonov of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for co-authoring a paper that found lower lung cancer incidence among people living at high elevations.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The Power of an Empty Podium

January 27, 2016

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the symbolic power behind an empty podium to represent the absence of Donald Trump at the Iowa Republican debate.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Can Your BMI Predict How Long You’ll Live?

January 27, 2016

Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about body mass index.

Article Source: Huffington Post

The Scientific Quest to Cure Aging

January 27, 2016

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is cited for speaking out against efforts to extend longevity.

Article Source: CBS News

Dermio Makes Dermatology Diagnoses Simple as Snapping a Photo

January 27, 2016

Carrie Kovarik of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on teledermatology and encourages follow-up care.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Violence Against the World’s Children Is Epidemic, Report Shows

January 25, 2016

Joel Fein of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on violence against children as a public health issue.

Article Source: CBS News

This Simple Workplace Change Could Improves Surgery Survival Rates

January 24, 2016

Jeffrey Silber of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted as the lead author of a study that found that better nursing work environments affects surgery survival rates.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Phila. Cancer Summit Examines Promise of Precision Medicine

January 22, 2016

Chi V. Dang of Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center is quoted about what it is like to treat cancer.

Article Source: Philly.com

Patient Groups Funded by Drugmakers Are Largely Mum on High Drug Prices

January 21, 2016

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his thoughts about pharmaceutical companies providing funding for patient groups while stifling the groups’ voice in the debate over increasing drug prices.

Article Source: USA Today

Why a $550 Incentive to Lose Weight Failed

January 21, 2016

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on why offering monetary incentives to workers to lose weight was unsuccessful.

Article Source: CNN