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Trial of Transplantation of HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients

Results of a clinical trial with the first 10 patients show that hepatitis C virus genotype 1–infected kidneys transplanted into HCV-negative recipients, followed by direct-acting antiviral therapy

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Update on THINKER Transplant Trial Supported by Molecular Pathology Lab

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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Effect of a price transparency intervention in the electronic health record on clinician ordering of inpatient laboratory tests: The PRICE randomized clinical trial

The Division of Laboratory Medicine took part in a clinical trial on reducing unnecessary testing and the high costs associated with them in healthcare.

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

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. Ping Wang Receives Seed Grant from Penn's Singh Center for Nanotechnology

One of twelve "2017 Big Ideas through Small Technology" seed grant recipients.

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International, evidence-based consensus diagnostic criteria for HHV-8-negative/idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease

More than six decades after Castleman disease (CD) was first described, a group of experts from Penn Medicine and other institutions around the world has established the first set of diagnostic cri

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