Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Events

December 15, 2017

Link to Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Academic Calendar

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Department News

Open Pathology Positions

January 25, 2017

Faculty positions are open in epigenetics, machine learning/image analysis, blood banking, coagulation, computational and systems biology, bioinformatics, cell and gene therapy, surgical pathology (GI tract pathology), genome editing and functional cancer genomics, hematopathology, immunometabolism and tumor immunity, protective immunity, neurodegenerative diseases, sarcoma/soft tissue pathology, and RNA computational biology.

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New Pathology Residents for 2018-19

March 16, 2018

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine had a very successful recruitment season for the 2018-2019 PGY1 residency class, matching seven residents with a variety of academic career goals for training in AP/CP and CP.

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Julianne Qualtieri, MD, Joins Department

March 02, 2018

Medical Director of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Lab in the Division of Hematopathology.

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Faculty in the News Highlights February 2018

February 26, 2018

New publications from the Lee, Allman, and Pear labs; a uniform international approach for classifying and reporting salivary gland FNA samples; the Penn-Novartis partnership; Wired magazine covers gene modification in the fight against cancer.

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Teaching Award for PGY-3 Resident Dr. Alexander Macnow

February 13, 2018

"Penn Pearls Teaching Award" for Pathology recognizes excellence in clinical teaching.

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Pathologists' Assistant Joseph A. DiRienzi Honored with NDRI Service to Science Award

February 08, 2018

Outstanding Tissue Procurement Partner Award from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) for Joe DiRienzi of the Anatomic Pathology Division.

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Announcement from Dr. David Roth: Retirement of Zoe Zampana

January 30, 2018

Served as Executive Assistant and trusted advisor to four consecutive Chairs of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine since 1997.

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Dr. Cindy McGrath Elected to 2017 Penn Medicine Academy of Master Clinicians

January 19, 2018

Academy recognizes Penn Medicine clinicians who exemplify the highest standards of clinical excellence, humanism and professionalism.

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Dr. Kevin Alby Appointed Member of the CLSI Expert Panel on Microbiology

January 18, 2018

Developing standards and guidelines for testing methods for the detection of microbial organisms.

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Leonard Jarett, MD (1936-2018), Department Chair from 1980 to 1998

January 15, 2018

The Department mourns the death of Dr. Leonard Jarett, longest-serving Chair in the history of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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CAP Certification in Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration for HUP Cytopathologists

January 03, 2018

Drs. Norge Vergara and Roseann Wu of Penn’s Cytopathology Section to be part of ultrasound guided FNA service for outpatient settings.

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Nature Biotechnology Identifies World’s Top 20 Translational Researchers

December 19, 2017

Top 20 includes four Department-affiliated researchers at Penn who hold the most-cited patents for the prior five years.

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Encouraging Results in CAR T, Immunotherapy Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Patients

December 11, 2017

Michael C. Milone, MD, PhD, senior author of study presented at the Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting.

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2017 MS2 Pre-Clinical Teaching Awards

December 04, 2017

“Best Course Director Award” for Dr. Bob Doms and “Best Teacher Award” for Dr. Carolyn Cambor.

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Outstanding Lifetime Alumni Achievement Award Recipient for Pediatric Neuropathologist

November 15, 2017

Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams, MD, is the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Achievement Award from the Medical School at the University of Minnesota.

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AABB Accreditation

November 14, 2017

The Blood Bank in the Division of Transfusion Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology was accredited for its quality and operational systems.

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A B Cell Regulome Links Notch to Downstream Oncogenic Pathways in Small B Cell Lymphomas

October 23, 2017

Cell Reports study from Pear Lab links mutations in Notch gene to role in B-cell cancers.

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Dr. Dimitrios Monos Recipient of the 2017 ASHI Distinguished Scientist Award

October 17, 2017

Award recognizes extraordinary scientific contributions on human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and the major histocompatibility complex (MHC).

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Dr. Don Siegel Recipient of the Research Innovation in Scientific Excellence (RISE) Award from AABB

October 11, 2017

RISE Award for best original research article published each year in Transfusion journal.

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