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Open Pathology Positions

September 15, 2018

Faculty positions are open in clinical chemistry, computational biology, genomic diagnostics, bioinformatics, cell and gene therapy, surgical pathology (GI tract pathology), genome editing and functional cancer genomics, hematopathology, immunogenetics, immunometabolism and tumor immunity, immunotherapy, protective immunity, neurodegenerative diseases, and RNA computational biology.

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Department News

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Events

September 15, 2018

Link to Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Academic Calendar

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American Society of Cytopathology Volunteer Award for Dr. Roseann Wu

November 18, 2018

Award recognizes her role in recruiting new members.

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Visit to Department Facilities by UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health Lord James O'Shaughnessy

October 05, 2018

Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facilities (CVPF) part of tour about cancer-fighting innovations and the Penn Cancer immunorevolution.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

September 27, 2018

Every day, between 12,000 and 15,000 specimens (blood samples and other fluids, tissues, etc.) make their way to the pathology labs at Penn Medicine, where more than 6,000 different types of tests are performed.

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Drs. Lauren Schwartz and Zubair Baloch Part of The Pathologist's Power List 2018

September 21, 2018

Both are cited as among the 100 of the best, brightest, and most powerful advocates of pathology and laboratory medicine.

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Stem Cell Lab Part of New Treatment for Lung Complications

September 21, 2018

Nationwide trial using adult stem cells to battle Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

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New Analysis in the British Medical Journal Challenges Current Estimates of Dormant Tuberculosis Worldwide

September 20, 2018

New York Times article highlights a BMJ study co-authored by Dr. Paul Edelstein that questions current thinking about latent tuberculosis given the testing methodology for the bacterium.

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Recipients of Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence

September 13, 2018

2018 William Osler Patient Oriented Research Award to Bruce L. Levine, PhD, and Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching to Robert W. Doms, MD, PhD.

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Carl June, MD, Receives 2018 Albany Prize

August 16, 2018

Recognized for his work in pioneering the development of CAR T therapy for cancer.

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Cancer Cell Exosomes Could Predict Immunotherapy Responses

August 09, 2018

Paradigm-shifting study in Nature points to new way to monitor patient response to immunotherapies.

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Dr. Jorge Henao-Mejia Receives Early Career Award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

August 07, 2018

Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award for research on role of gut microbiota in obesity, Type 2 diabetes.

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Largest Genetic Database on Alzheimer’s Disease Available for Research

August 01, 2018

The NIA Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site will share 5,000 whole genomes for Alzheimer's disease genetics research.

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Faculty and Housestaff Honors and Service July 2018

July 27, 2018

Resident representative for Pathology to the AAMC, Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, and VA ranking.

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Center for Personalized Diagnostics Launches New Translocation Panel

July 23, 2018

Panel 2.0 includes 56 target genes and adds thyroid and sarcoma disease groups.

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GU Oncology Pilot Grant for Dr. Priti Lal

July 06, 2018

Precision panel for muscle invasive bladder cancer (MiBCa Panel).

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Faculty and Housestaff Honors and Service June 2018

June 18, 2018

President-Elects of International Societies for the Advancement of Cytometry and for Cell and Gene Therapy, awards for Neuropathology and Clinical Microbiology Fellows, and service on Council of Microbial Sciences.

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New Residency Program Director

May 30, 2018

Nicole Aqui, MD, to serve as Penn's Pathology Residency Program Director.

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Dr. Don Siegel Receives Francis S. Morrison, MD Memorial Lecture Award

May 17, 2018

American Society for Apheresis Award and keynote lecture for major contributions to the field of apheresis medicine.

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2018 Pathology "Top Docs" in Philadelphia Magazine

May 08, 2018

Drs. Adam Bagg, Zubair Baloch, John Brooks, David Elder, Franz Fogt, Virginia LiVolsi, Robert B. Wilson, and Xiaowei (George) Xu are among the the 13 top pathologists in the region.

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