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Open Pathology Positions

January 15, 2019

Faculty positions are open in Bioinformatics, Clinical Microbiology, Computational Genomics, Epigenetics, Genomic Diagnostics, GI Pathology, HLA Lab (Histocompatibility, Immunogenetics and Transplant Immunology), Immunogenetics, Pediatric Neoplasia, RNA Computational Biology, and Chair of Pathology, Pennsylvania Hospital.

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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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Analysis of the Evolution of CAR T-cell Immunotherapy through Patenting Activity

April 16, 2019

Nature Biotechnology review of emerging technology of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy shows six of the top 20 global CAR-T inventors are from Penn.

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Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson Receives William L. Gerald Award from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

April 04, 2019

Award honors innovative research and major contributions to tumor pathology.

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Lancaster General Hospital Laboratory Selected as 2019 Lab of the Year

March 24, 2019

The Medical Laboratory Observer Editorial Advisory Board has selected Penn Medicine's LGH Laboratory as the 2019 Lab of the Year.

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USCAP Awards for Residents

March 22, 2019

Xiaoming Zhang, MD, and Nya Nelson, MD, PhD, honored by International Association of Chinese Pathologists and Society of Pediatric Pathology respectively.

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New Pathology Residents for 2019-20

March 15, 2019

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine had a very successful recruitment season for the 2019-2020 PGY1 residency class, matching nine residents with a variety of academic career goals for training in AP/CP, AP/NP and CP.

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O'Doherty Lab Member Wins Second Place and $175,000 in National High School Science Competition

March 13, 2019

Sam Weissman, a member of the Una O'Doherty Lab, receives $175,000 for his project analyzing the genetic makeup of HIV in two patients on long-term anti-retroviral therapy.

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New Faculty in GI/Liver Pathology Group

February 06, 2019

Zhaohai Yang, MD, PhD, GI and Liver pathologist, joins the Department.

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Penn's Gene Therapy Startup Raises Another $50 Million

January 09, 2019

Funding for cellular therapies that target specific B cells that mediate a wide variety of autoimmune conditions.

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UPHS Laboratory Test Formulary Committee Established

January 08, 2019

Dr. Irving Nachamkin, Director of Laboratory Medicine, appointed as Inaugural Chair.

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National Blood Foundation Early-Career Grant for Dr. Vijay Bhoj

January 07, 2019

Award for research in the fields of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.

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New Faculty Members in the Department for the Academic Year 2018-19

January 01, 2019

Nineteen faculty members join the Department in the Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Experimental Pathology Divisions and at CHOP.

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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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