Double Targeted CAR-T Scores in Preclinical Cancer Study for Solid Tumors

June 21, 2016

Paper in Immunity describes CAR T-Cells' effectiveness in mouse models of pancreatic cancer.

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2016 William Pepper Fellowship Award Recipients

June 21, 2016

Honorary award for PGY3-Resident Dr. Suzanne Thibodeaux and Hematopathology Fellow Dr. Craig Soderquist recognizes outstanding achievements in the Clinical Pathology training programs.

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$7.5 Million NIH Grant Renewal for Dementia Research

June 20, 2016

National Institute of Aging five-year renewal grant to Dr. Virginia Lee and colleagues to continue pioneering research on frontotemporal dementia.

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Dr. Douglas C. Wallace Inducted to Italian Academy of Sciences

June 01, 2016

Honored for his pioneering work in mitochondrial medicine and insights into the mechanisms by which mitochondria play a role in numerous metabolic and neurological disorders.

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Two Department Pathologists Selected as ASCP’s 40 Under Forty

May 21, 2016

Award honors Drs. Kevin Alby and Roseann Wu as among the top 40 pathologists, residents, and laboratory professionals under the age of forty who are making significant contributions to the profession.

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Update on the Historical Pepper Books Restoration Project

May 20, 2016

Two of the most indispensable 19th-century artifacts from the Perelman School of Medicine pathology library have been restored by conservationists.

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Dr. David Roth to Serve as Secretary-Treasurer for the Association of Pathology Chairs

May 16, 2016

Dr. David Roth, Simon Flexner Professor and Chair of the Department, was elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer for the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) for a three-year term beginning in July 2016.

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2016 Pathology "Top Docs" in Philadelphia Magazine

May 02, 2016

Drs. Adam Bagg, John Brooks, Franz Fogt, and Virginia LiVolsi are among the 193 Penn physicians included in the annual magazine list.

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Dr. Christopher Watt Receives Perelman School of Medicine Teaching Award of Excellence

April 30, 2016

2016 Leonard Berwick Memorial Teaching Award for outstanding teaching that fuses basic science and clinical medicine.

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Long Non-Coding RNA Identified That Regulates Repair of DNA Breaks of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

April 28, 2016

Nat Struct Mol Biol paper identifies lncRNA in nonhomologous end joining (NHEJ) pathway 1 (LINP1), which is overexpressed in human TNBC.

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