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Open Pathology Positions

Faculty positions are open in bioinformatics, blood banking, cellular immunotherapy, Director of the Coagulation Laboratory, computational genomics and medicine, computational multi-omics diagnostics, EHR data analysis and phenotyping, epigenetics, gene therapy, machine learning/image analysis, molecular diagnostics, neurodegenerative disease research, neuropathology, pathology informatics, precision and computational diagnostics, RNA computational biology, surgical pathology (Cytopathology, GI, Gynecological, Head and Neck), and Chief of Pathology at PPMC.

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Wang Lab Develops SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Assay With High Sensitivity

Antigen test detects small loads of SARS-CoV-2 with sensitivity as high as a PCR test and moves toward POCT application.

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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Update on COVID-19 Testing

Below is the most recent announcement regarding COVID-19 from the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

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Ultrapure Water Systems Installed in Stellar-Chance Research Laboratories

"Ultrapure" deionized water dispenser provides "high purity" water for research demands.

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Faculty in the News September

Nature paper by Davidson lab describes regulated control of gene therapies by drug-induced splicing, NHGRI R35 Genomic Innovator Award for Dr. Chesi, Dr. Stephen Master begins term as president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), Dr. Don Siegel receives AABB Award for pioneering use of chimeric antigen receptor T cell constructs, Dr. Ping Wang selected to be a member of the Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel at the FDA, and Dr. George Xu part of $11.7 million NCI SPORE grant.

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Study Finds Immune System Protein Prompts Obese Mice to 'Sweat' Out Fat

Kambayashi Lab study in Science finds that mice engineered to produce elevated TSLP cytokine displayed selective white adipose tissue loss that protected them from obesity, insulin resistance, and steatohepatitis.

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On Our Way to a Return to Normal Operations

While we are still facing a long road to normalcy, it is exciting to hear how successful our progress has been so far. And yet I also believe that a shared experience of struggle and the acknowledgment of suffering among us can be an opportunity for us to learn as a Department.

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Update on Antibody Testing for SARS-CoV-2/ COVID-19

February 2021: Penn Medicine has different serologic tests for SARS-CoV-2 virus that are orderable in Penn Chart. The newest addition to the antibody testing category is a test to measure receptor binding domain (RBD) IgG and RBD IgA antibodies. This post outlines the types of SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing available, when it may be appropriate to order such testing, and how to interpret the results.

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Open Pathology Positions

Faculty positions are open in bioinformatics, blood banking, cellular immunotherapy, Director of the Coagulation Laboratory, computational genomics and medicine, computational multi-omics diagnostics, EHR data analysis and phenotyping, epigenetics, gene therapy, machine learning/image analysis, molecular diagnostics, neurodegenerative disease research, neuropathology, pathology informatics, precision and computational diagnostics, RNA computational biology, surgical pathology (Cytopathology, GI, Gynecological, Head and Neck), and Chief of Pathology at PPMC.

Read more
Info

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Update on COVID-19 Testing

Below is the most recent announcement regarding COVID-19 from the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Read more
News

Faculty in the News September

Nature paper by Davidson lab describes regulated control of gene therapies by drug-induced splicing, NHGRI R35 Genomic Innovator Award for Dr. Chesi, Dr. Stephen Master begins term as president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), Dr. Don Siegel receives AABB Award for pioneering use of chimeric antigen receptor T cell constructs, Dr. Ping Wang selected to be a member of the Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel at the FDA, and Dr. George Xu part of $11.7 million NCI SPORE grant.

Read more
News

Wang Lab Develops SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Assay With High Sensitivity

Antigen test detects small loads of SARS-CoV-2 with sensitivity as high as a PCR test and moves toward POCT application.

Read more
News

Ultrapure Water Systems Installed in Stellar-Chance Research Laboratories

"Ultrapure" deionized water dispenser provides "high purity" water for research demands.

Read more
News

Study Finds Immune System Protein Prompts Obese Mice to 'Sweat' Out Fat

Kambayashi Lab study in Science finds that mice engineered to produce elevated TSLP cytokine displayed selective white adipose tissue loss that protected them from obesity, insulin resistance, and steatohepatitis.

Read more