Iowa-centric Candidates Ignore the Urban Crisis

January 3, 2012

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Republicans, Democrats and urban policy.

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African American Children in Mennonite Families Bridge Two Worlds

December 26, 2011

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “There’s a general lack of knowledge about the civil rights movement whether you’re black, white, or green.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Top 10 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Successes of 2011

December 27, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post on the top success stories of 2011 for HBCUs.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Medical Experiments on Humans

January 1, 2012

President Amy Gutmann, as chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, is quoted about human beings used for medical experiments.

Article Source: Washington Post

It Costs More, but Is It Worth More?

January 2, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about proton beam therapy and Medicare.

Article Source: New York Times

Planet of the Apes: How Do We Know Evolution Really Happens? Through Viruses

January 2, 2012

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine and Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science discussevolution through viruses.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | | 215-349-5659January 3, 2012

Penn Researchers Shorten Time for Manufacturing of Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccine

PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are in the midst of testing a personalized, dendritic cell vaccine in patients with recurrent ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer – a group of patients who typically have few treatment options.

Breakthrough of the Year? AIDS Discovery Could Put Virus on the Run, Bioethicist Says

December 22, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his views on an AIDS discovery.

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Commentary: Science Rediscovers Entrepreneurship

December 22, 2011

Charlie Johnson of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research with team members from Graphene Frontiers.

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Wharton’s Siegel: Stocks Are Cheap, Go for Dividends

December 22, 2011

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses stock market strategy.

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