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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Update on THINKER Transplant Trial Supported by Molecular Pathology Lab

May 01, 2017

Clinical trial of transplanting HCV-infected kidneys into uninfected recipients yields first ten patients with no traces of disease after antiviral therapy. 

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New Study on Effect of Displaying Test Prices in EHR to Reduce Unnecessary Testing by Clinicians

April 21, 2017

Laboratory Medicine division participates in a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that simply displaying the Medicare allowable fees in EHR did not have an overall impact on how clinicians ordered these tests.

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Dr. Michael Milone Receives National Clinical Research Achievement Award

April 19, 2017

Prestigious 2017 Clinical Research Forum Award for Science paper on innovative approach using chimeric autoantibody receptor (CAAR) T cells as a targeted therapy of autoimmunity.

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Dr. Beverly Davidson Elected to 2017 Class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2017

Honors prominent researcher on understanding the molecular basis of neurodegeneration in inherited brain disorders.

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