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Open Pathology Positions

March 20, 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, pediatric pathology, and transplantation immunology.

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Department News

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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Seminar: Big Data in Medical Research

February 07, 2017

Stephen Master, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell University Medicine, and Penn CP residency alumnus.

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Peter Nowell Memorial

February 01, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 5 P.M. in the Biomedical Research Building, Gaulton Auditorium.

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In Conversation with a Penn Pathology Resident

January 19, 2017

American Society of Cytopathology interviews AP/CP resident Sharon Song, MD.

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Dr. Lauren Schwartz Graduates from Penn Leadership Development Program

January 19, 2017

Yearlong "Leading Success Program" for cohort of sixteen employees across Penn Medicine.

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Dr. Ping Wang Elected President of American Board of Clinical Chemistry

January 12, 2017

Board certifies and sets standards of competence for those with doctoral-level degrees who practice clinical laboratory medicine.

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Dr. Malek Kamoun Recipient of the 2016 ASHI Distinguished Scientist Award

January 10, 2017

American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) award recognizes significant contributions to the field of immunogenetics and/or transplant immunology.

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Professor Peter C. Nowell, MD (1928-2016)

January 02, 2017

The Department mourns the loss of former Chair Dr. Peter Nowell, whose fundamental contributions to basic and clinical science transformed the understanding of the genetic basis of cancer.

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New NIH-Funded Program for Human Pancreas Analysis at Penn

December 27, 2016

Department will provide tissue analytics, biobanking, and core support for $12 Million NIDDK grant.

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New Standards and Guidelines for the Interpretation and Reporting of Sequence Variants in Cancer

December 21, 2016

Dr. Marilyn Li chairs multidisciplinary group to improve genomic testing and precision care for cancer patients.

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Penn Pathologists Make the 2016 Pathologist Magazine Rising Star Power List

December 21, 2016

Cytopathologist Roseann Wu, MD, MPH, former soft-tissue fellow Nicole D. Riddle, MD, and future cytology fellow Marcos Lepe, MD, recognized as outstanding trainees and early-career professionals.

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Fall-Winter 2016-17 Newsletter

December 20, 2016

Includes the Spirit of Caring Award for two pathology assistants, the new labs at Penn Medicine Cherry Hill, and some historical background on the origins of the Ayer Labs at PAH.

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2016 MS2 Pre-Clinical Teaching Awards

December 02, 2016

Second-year medical students' Pre-Clinical Teaching Awards for three faculty members.

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Drs. Peter Davies and Michael Marks Named AAAS Fellows for 2016

November 21, 2016

AAAS Fellowship recognizes their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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Department Presentations at the AMP Annual Meeting

November 21, 2016

Abstracts by Department members were well represented at the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2016 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C., this month.

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