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Pilot Study Tests CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy in Glioblastomas

Science Translational Medicine reports results of phase 1 safety study of autologous CAR T cells targeted to EGFR variant III in glioblastoma patients.

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

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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Medical Alumni Weekend 2017: Penn Medicine at the Forefront

A Penn panel of nationally renowned faculty discusses the most promising areas of discovery at Penn Medicine today.

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Endothelial TLR4 and the microbiome drive cerebral cavernous malformations

Bacteria in the gut microbiome drive the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs), clusters of dilated, thin-walled blood vessels in the brain that can cause stroke and seizures, accord

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Dr. Michael Milone Receives National Clinical Research Achievement Award

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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Evidence That Two Common Gene Variants in Minority Populations Cause Kidney Disease

New study in Nature Medicine by Penn researchers provides direct evidence that two common gene variants in minority populations cause chronic and end-stage kidney disease.

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