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Open Pathology Positions

May 23, 2017

Faculty positions are open in computational biology, hematopathology/clinical flow cytometry, GI pathology, molecular cytogenetics, genomic and personalized diagnostics, apheresis and stem cell lab, cellular and molecular therapeutics, neuropathology, pathology informatics, and transplantation immunology.

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Department News

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Events

May 23, 2017

Link to Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Academic Calendar

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2017 William Pepper Fellowship Award Recipient

June 06, 2017

Bryan Anthony Rea, MD, a fourth-year resident in the Combined Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology Program, is the recipient of this year’s William Pepper Fellowship.

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100 Percent Accuracy in Breast Cancer Biopsy Analysis by Deep-Learning Computer Network

June 01, 2017

Digital pathology image analysis detects invasive forms of breast cancer in whole biopsy slides.

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New Biomarkers That May Predict Cognitive Impairment for Parkinson's Disease

May 17, 2017

Landmark observational study finds cognitive decline correlated with several biomarkers that may improve the ability of clinicians to predict future cognitive performance.

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Alzheimer’s disease genetics data repository has received a five-year funding renewal from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)

May 15, 2017

AD data storage site enables in-depth analysis, potentially leading to the discovery of causal genetic variants, disease mechanisms, drug targets, and possible prevention and cure strategies.

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Spring Newsletter

May 11, 2017

Special PennChart 2 Go-Live Honor Roll edition.

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Update on THINKER Transplant Trial Supported by Molecular Pathology Lab

May 01, 2017

Clinical trial of transplanting HCV-infected kidneys into uninfected recipients yields first ten patients with no traces of disease after antiviral therapy. 

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Celebrating Lab Week 2017

April 24, 2017

The Department is celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week from April 23 to April 29.

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New Study on Effect of Displaying Test Prices in EHR to Reduce Unnecessary Testing by Clinicians

April 21, 2017

Laboratory Medicine division participates in a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that simply displaying the Medicare allowable fees in EHR did not have an overall impact on how clinicians ordered these tests.

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Dr. Michael Milone Receives National Clinical Research Achievement Award

April 19, 2017

Prestigious 2017 Clinical Research Forum Award for Science paper on innovative approach using chimeric autoantibody receptor (CAAR) T cells as a targeted therapy of autoimmunity.

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Dr. Beverly Davidson Elected to 2017 Class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2017

Honors prominent researcher on understanding the molecular basis of neurodegeneration in inherited brain disorders.

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Dr. Ping Wang Receives Seed Grant from Penn's Singh Center for Nanotechnology

April 10, 2017

One of twelve "2017 Big Ideas through Small Technology" seed grant recipients.

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Dr. Kathleen Montone Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

April 06, 2017

Robert Dunning Dripps Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education from the Perelman School of Medicine.

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Dr. Carl June Named 2017 Fellow of the AACR Academy

April 03, 2017

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy Fellowship honors stellar scientific achievements in cancer research or cancer-related biomedical science.

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New Pathology Residents for 2017-18

March 17, 2017

The Residency Program matched 11 residents with a variety of academic career goals for training in AP/CP, CP only, and AP/NP.

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Faryabi Lab Receives Grant from Transdisciplinary Awards Program in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics

March 03, 2017

Will investigate the mechanism of epigenetic dysregulation in tumor maintenance and response to targeted therapies.

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Evidence That Two Common Gene Variants in Minority Populations Cause Kidney Disease

March 01, 2017

New study in Nature Medicine by Penn researchers provides direct evidence that two common gene variants in minority populations cause chronic and end-stage kidney disease.

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First Diagnostic Criteria for Idiopathic Multicentric Castleman Disease Established

February 16, 2017

Diagnostics for life-threatening subtype of the condition, idiopathic multicentric CD (iMCD), often misdiagnosed as other illnesses.

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Center for Personalized Diagnostics Celebrates Four Years

February 14, 2017

CPD has issued more than 8,000 reports since opening in February 2013.

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