Open Pathology Positions

July 01, 2022

Faculty positions are open in Breast Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Statistics (Geneticist/Epidemiologist), Director of Coagulation Laboratory, Director Division of Hematopathology, Director Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics, Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology, Genitourinary Pathology, Genomic Diagnostics, Gynecologic Pathology, Hematopathology, Immunogenetics, Laboratory Medicine, Neurodegenerative Disease Pathology, Precision and Computational Diagnostics, Surgical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine. Tenure Track positions available in Cell Pathology, Computational Genomics and Computational Genomics of Neurodegeneration, Diagnostic Innovation, Immunogenetics and Bioinformatics, and Translational Immunology.

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Department News

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Update on COVID-19 Testing

June 17, 2020

Below is the most recent announcement regarding COVID-19 from the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
An archived list of past announcements can be found here

Update from the Chair: Commitment in Our Community

Dear Members of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Community,

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USCAP Annual Meeting 2023 Awards

March 21, 2023

Stowell-Orbison Awards for PGY-3 resident Dr. Stephanie Hurwitz and CAPA Teaching Award for Dr. Zhaohai Yang.

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New Pathology Residents for 2023-24

March 17, 2023

We welcome nine new pathology residents with a variety of academic career goals in AP/CP, AP/NP, and CP only.

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Please Consider Donating to the Virginia M.-Y. Lee and John Q. Trojanowski Portrait Fund

March 10, 2023

Your gift will help fund a commissioned portrait of them to honor their groundbreaking discoveries and advances in neurodegenerative disease research. Donate here

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Dr. Zubair Baloch Elected to 2022 Penn Medicine Academy of Master Clinicians

February 16, 2023

Academy recognizes Penn Medicine clinicians who exemplify the highest standards of clinical excellence, humanism and professionalism.

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Faculty and Staff in the News Winter 2022-23

February 10, 2023

Featuring postdoctoral fellow Dr. Mayassa Bou-Dargham, a $25 million gift for a Center for Epilepsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, the first cohort of the AABB's certified Advanced Biotherapies Professional (CABP) credential, research grants for Drs. Saba Ghassemi and Christopher Sande, a podcast on laboratory preparedness for the current monkeypox outbreak by Dr. Kyle Rodino, and Dr. Roseann Wu, who joins the American Board of Pathology’s Test Development and Advisory Committee for Cytopathology.

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Dr. Carl June Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from the AACR

February 09, 2023

Award from the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) recognizes his groundbreaking work in developing the first gene-edited cell therapy for cancer.

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Leadership Transition in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

November 15, 2022

David Roth, MD, PhD, will be stepping down as Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in January 2023. Kathleen Montone, MD, has agreed to serve as interim Chair.

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Faculty in the News Fall 2022

November 14, 2022

Milestones and accolades: Drs. Zubair Baloch American Society of Cytopathology President's Award; Malay Haldar Michael S. Brown New Investigator Research Award; Carl June Keio Medical Science Prize Laureate; Virginia Lee Clarivate Citation Laureate; Virginia LiVolsi Endocrine Pathology Society's Lifetime Achievement Award; Donald L. Siegel Inductee of the National Blood Foundation (NBF) Hall of Fame; Bruce Levine Precision Medicine World Conference 2023 Luminary Award.

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Poster Session Winners from PLM Research Day

October 26, 2022

The two winners from the trainee poster session were Charlotte Kearns (Basic Science and Computational Research) and Ashley Ginda (Clinical Translational Research), both from the lab of Dr. Una O'Doherty.

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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Research Day 2022

September 26, 2022

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 8 AM to 3 PM, Biomedical Research Building (BRB II/III) - Glen Gaulton Auditorium. Please join us for this year's Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Day! Faculty, staff and trainees will come together to showcase the exciting research being conducted at Penn.

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Symposium on Diagnostic and Innovation Alliances at Penn Medicine

September 12, 2022

Video of the livestream from the Symposium on Diagnostic and Innovation Alliances is now available here. Keynote address by Anant Madabhushi, PhD, FAIMBE, FIEEE, FNAI: "Integrated Diagnostics: Artificial Intelligence at the Convergence of Disease Scales."

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Society for Pediatric Pathology Award for PGY-2 Resident Dr. Emily Pai

August 25, 2022

Selected as one of three recipients of the 2022 Resident Recruitment Award.

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Drs. Kyle Rodino and Jalal Jalaly Selected as Two of ASCP’s 40 Under Forty

July 07, 2022

The American Society for Clinical Pathology award honors 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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Dr. Danielle Fortuna New Clinical Director of Gross Lab Education and Operations

May 25, 2022

New role to work with the leadership team to expand and standardize education of Pathologists' Assistants, Pathology Technologists, and trainees across the three gross labs.

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Dr. Li-San Wang Elected to 2022 Penn Fellows Program

May 24, 2022

Penn Fellows Program provides leadership development to select Penn mid-career faculty members across the university.

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2022 Lady Barbara Colyton Award for Autoimmune Research for Dr. Taku Kambayashi

May 18, 2022

Award recognizes outstanding research in the field of autoimmune diseases.

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2022 Pathology "Top Docs" in Philadelphia Magazine

May 03, 2022

Drs. Adam Bagg, Zubair Baloch, David Elder, Franz Fogt, Virginia LiVolsi, and Xiaowei (George) Xu are among the the eight top pathologists in the region.

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NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site Receives $23.9 Million Renewal Grant

April 25, 2022

Genetics data repository set up by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) to facilitate access by qualified investigators to genotypic data for Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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