Dr. Douglas Wallace Recipient of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science

October 21, 2016

Prestigious international award recognizes Dr. Wallace as the founder of the field of mitochondrial medicine, opening up novel insights into rare and common diseases, as well as tracing human evolution.

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Dr. Jonni Moore Recipient of the 2016 ICCS Wallace H. Coulter Award

October 05, 2016

Award from the International Clinical Cytometry Society (ICCS) is the highest honor and acknowledges global leaders in the field of Clinical Cytometry.

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Recent Faculty Awards and Service

September 28, 2016

CAP Foundation Leadership Development Award for Dr. Daniel Herman, Dr. Kathy Montone volunteers for Rwanda Telepathology Team, and Dr. Irving Nachamkin appointed Member of the Publications Committee for the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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Penn Pathology and Laboratory Medicine ASCP Annual Meeting Recap

September 19, 2016

Once again, the Department was well represented at this year's American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting.

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Molecular Pathology Lab Participates in First Clinical Trial Which Transplants Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys at Penn Medicine

September 13, 2016

Transplant study requires molecular pathology techs on-call virtually around the clock for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotyping.

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Clinical Cancer Research Study Suggests Liquid Biopsies as Alternative to Tissue Biopsy in Advanced Lung Cancer

September 09, 2016

CPD genomic analysis of tumor tissue samples confirms clinical utility of non-invasive blood tests in patients with NSCLC.

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Early-Career Grant for Postdoctoral Cellular Therapy Researcher in Kambayashi Lab

September 08, 2016

Dr. Mobin Karimi receives National Blood Foundation Scientific Research Grant for investigation of the molecular basis of tumor-directed cytotoxicity by T cells in allogeneic bone marrow transplantations.

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Carl June Awarded Novartis Prize in Clinical Immunotherapy

August 25, 2016

Award honors work in cellular immune therapy of cancer using CAR-T-cells.

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Henao-Mejia Lab Discovers a Novel lncRNA Critical for the Survival of Myeloid Cells

August 24, 2016

Nature paper identifies new drug target for inflammatory disorders.

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Professor Emeritus Chester M. Zmijewski, PhD (1932-2016)

August 22, 2016

A pioneer in the development of tissue typing for donor-recipient matching, his expertise in transplant immunology advanced the growth of transplantation surgery at Penn.

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