Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the function of President Obama’s State of the Union speech.
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on engaging children in physical activities to support a healthy lifestyle.
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. economy and Federal Reserve monetary policy.
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, Provost Vincent Price and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Rebecca Bushnell are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China. Housed in the School of Arts and Sciences and serving the entire University, the new Center is designed to advance Penn’s leadership in programs, research, and scholarship
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses ethical questions that arise with celebrity endorsements of pharmaceutical drugs.
Gene Therapy Research Team From Penn Vet and Scheie Eye Institute Cures Retinitis Pigmentosa in Dogs
PHILADELPHIA -- Members of a University of Pennsylvania research team have shown that they can prevent, or even reverse, a blinding retinal disease, X-linked Retinitis Pigmentosa, or XLRP, in dogs.
The disease in humans and dogs is caused by defects in the RPGR gene and results in early, severe and progressive vision loss. It is one of the most common inherited forms of retinal degeneration in man.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about his book, The Daily You: How the Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth.
Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed about health-care costs.