Leadership Elections for Association of Molecular Pathology 2016

July 12, 2016

Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson to serve on AMP Board of Directors as President -Elect 2017. Dr. Rachel Sargent will serve as Hematopathology Nominating Committee Representative in the Hematopathology Subdivision from 2017-2018.

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Science Paper Describes Reengineered Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells for Targeted Therapy of Autoimmune Disease

July 05, 2016

Application could open up anti-cancer CAR approach to treatment for a much wider range of diseases, including autoimmunity and transplant rejection.

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NIH Award to Launch Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease

June 23, 2016

Penn researchers leading a collaboration of six institutions with $10.8 million award from NIA for state-of-the-art national clearinghouse for Alzheimer’s genomics information.

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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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