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We’d like to give a big welcome to our Penn Genetics summer interns, Reina Eugene, Sharleen Banatte and Quincy Blubaugh!

SOCIAL INNOVATION: FROM BENCH TO SOCIETY. Co-sponsored by the Franklin Institute, The Department of Engineering & Genetics, and the Mahoney Institute of Neuroscience, this special event honored Kafui Dzirasa, MD PhD, as the recipient of…

Published by Penn Medicine News. Written by Sofie Kluthe, Penn Medicine Communications Officer. Penn Medicine researchers examine of the underpinnings of the disease by creating a ‘map’ to chart pancreatic islet cells over time. For…

HAIG H KAZAZIAN, JR, MD It is with profound sadness that I announce our dear colleague, Haig Kazazian, died on January 20, 2022, in Towson, MD at the age of 84. Haig served as the…

Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, who is also the Director for the Penn Center for Global Genomics and Health Equity, was awarded CZI funding for African Ancestry Immune Cell Atlas. Read more details about the project on…

Published by Penn Medicine News. Written by Tristan Epps Helping Create New Memories: How One Penn Researcher is Helping us Better Understand the Brain Through Epigenetics Growing up in Center City Philadelphia Erica Korb, PhD, an…

The Wilbur Cross Medal is the highest honor that Yale Graduate School bestows on its alumni. It was established in 1966 to honor scholars for outstanding achievements resonant with those of Dean Cross during his…

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Marylyn D. Ritchie and PIK Professor Sarah A. Tishkoff are among 100 new members to be elected this year to the Academy, one of the highest honors in health and…

Researchers find that restoring CDKL5 gene activity reverses many disease signs in young adult mice October 15, 2021 Written by Brandon Lausch, Senior News Director, Penn Medicine News PHILADELPHIA— A devastating genetic disease called CDKL5 deficiency…

Congratulations to Erica Korb for being awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for her project titled “The epigenetic encoding of learning and memory”. You can learn more about Erica and her lab’s work here.

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