Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Spring Newsletter

April 15, 2015

The spring issue of our Department newsletter is out, with the spotlight on HUP and PAH lab week activities, another "blast from the past," department trivia, and milestones and achievements.

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New Director of Anatomic Pathology Division

April 13, 2015

Dr. Kathleen Montone will succeed Dr. Kumarasen Cooper as Director of the Division of Anatomic Pathology, effective May 1, 2015.

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New Patents for Pathology Research Team

April 08, 2015

Issued for technologies in pioneering personalized cellular therapy CTL019 for patients with leukemia and lymphoma.

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Neurology Study Pinpoints Potential New Drug Target for Protection against Certain Neurodegenerative Diseases

March 20, 2015

Findings from the Edward Lee lab could pave way for precision medicine approach to treatment of neurological diseases such as ALS and FTD.

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Introducing Our New Residents

March 20, 2015

The Pathology Residency Program matched eight medical students (five MDs and three MD/PhDs) with a variety of academic career goals for training in AP/CP, AP only and CP only.

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NIH Award to Develop Synthetic DNA Vaccines to Fight HIV

March 12, 2015

The NIAID has awarded $16 million to a collaborative group led by Dr. David Weiner to develop the next generation of HIV vaccines.

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Dr. Carl June is Co-Recipient of the 2015 Paul Ehrlich Prize

March 07, 2015

Awarded for his groundbreaking contributions to the field of immunotherapy against cancer.

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Making Gene Therapy a Reality

March 05, 2015

A recent WHYY Newsworks radio report highlights the promise of gene therapy after "more than three decades of trial and error."

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Genes and Development Study Describes Function of an Enzyme Critical to Male Fertility

March 04, 2015

Dr. Zissimos Mourelatos is senior co-author of a study that describes how RNA helicase MOV10L1 protects the integrity of the germ line by giving rise to a class of RNA molecules that are essential to sperm development.

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