Nature Genetics Study on Rare Gene Variants Implicates Innate Immunity in Alzheimer's Disease

July 17, 2017

Three new coding variants found in genome-wide association study point to the brain’s immune cells in the onset of the disorder.

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FDA Approval Recommendation for CAR T-Cell Therapy

July 14, 2017

FDA advisory committee unanimously approves first personalized cellular therapy developed at Penn for pediatric and young adult leukemia.

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Department Accomplishments and Achievements Summer 2017

July 07, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award for Dr. Vijay Bhoj, 2017 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences for Dr. Jorge Henao-Mejia, Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research for Dr. Douglas Wallace, and other honors by Department members.

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2017 William Pepper Fellowship Award Recipient

June 06, 2017

Bryan Anthony Rea, MD, a fourth-year resident in the Combined Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology Program, is the recipient of this year’s William Pepper Fellowship.

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100 Percent Accuracy in Breast Cancer Biopsy Analysis by Deep-Learning Computer Network

June 01, 2017

Digital pathology image analysis detects invasive forms of breast cancer in whole biopsy slides.

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New Biomarkers That May Predict Cognitive Impairment for Parkinson's Disease

May 17, 2017

Landmark observational study finds cognitive decline correlated with several biomarkers that may improve the ability of clinicians to predict future cognitive performance.

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Alzheimer’s disease genetics data repository has received a five-year funding renewal from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)

May 15, 2017

AD data storage site enables in-depth analysis, potentially leading to the discovery of causal genetic variants, disease mechanisms, drug targets, and possible prevention and cure strategies.

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Spring Newsletter

May 11, 2017

Special PennChart 2 Go-Live Honor Roll edition.

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2017 Pathology "Top Docs" in Philadelphia Magazine

May 05, 2017

Drs. Adam Bagg, John Brooks, Franz Fogt, and Virginia LiVolsi are among the 198 Penn physicians included in the annual magazine list.

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