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Art Meets Medicine: For CHOP Patients, Portraits Are Treatment

September 12, 2011

Linton Whitaker, Scott Bartlett and David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for their contributions to the “Face to Face” exhibit.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

For HIV Counselor, Prevention Begins With Self-Esteem

September 19, 2011

Anne Teitelman of the School of Nursing comments on her study of HIV prevention.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Face Transplants Starting to Gain Acceptance

September 19, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on face transplantation.

Article Source: American Medical News

University of Pennsylvania Gets $7.5M From NIH for Alzheimer’s Research

September 9, 2011

John Trojanowski of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the grant for the Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center.

Ethically Impossible

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, has completed the first phase of an important study on U.S.-funded research conducted in the 1940s in Guatemala that involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted diseases without the subjects' consent.

Penn Bioethicist Challenges Bachmann on Gardasil Remark

September 16, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “I don't want her to get away with this on the 24-hour news cycle. Somebody ought to hold her accountable.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

HPV Vaccine Attack Could Harm ‘Innocent’ Girls

September 13, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his commentary on Michele Bachmann’s claims about the HPV vaccine.

Article Source: MSNBC

Bioethicist Offers $10,000 Reward for Proof of Bachmann Vaccine Claims

September 15, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine challenges GOP’s Michele Bachmann’s remarks about Gardasil.

Article Source: Forbes.com

“Ethically Impossible”

September 14, 2011

President Amy Gutmann, chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, shares her views on a 1940s STD experiment in Guatemala.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

September 14, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the “era of biopolitics.”

Article Source: Huffington Post