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Human Immunology Core

Core Description: The Human Immunology Core provides reagents and scientific expertise to investigators studying immune function in humans. The core serves as a central facility for cell and tissue processing, generation of human blood cell products, and the performance of qualified cellular and molecular immune assays for early-phase clinical trials. Assays include multicolor immunophenotyping, high throughput sequencing of T cell receptor and B cell receptor genes, luminex, ELISPOTs, ELISA and expert scientific and technical consultations to investigators wishing to develop or incorporate the newest immunology technologies into their research.

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Contact

Core Director:
Eline Luning Prak, M.D., Ph.D.
215-746-5768
luning@mail.med.upenn.edu

Acting Technical Director:
Patricia Tsao, M.D., Ph.D.
215-746-1853
tsaop@mail.med.upenn.edu