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Our Mission

*Advance our knowledge of the basic immunology of inflammation, autoimmunity, cancer, transplantation and infection and to translate this new knowledge to novel strategies for diagnosis, prevention and therapeutic intervention. 

*Foster collaborations and further strengthen interactions among the Penn community of immunologists.

Spotlights on IFI

Congratulations to the IFI FY2017 Pilot Awardees!

PI: Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, PhD: "Characterization of human PMN-MDSC in cancer by using high dimensional approach"

PI: Scott Worthen, MD: "Influenza infection in an autologous human airway-on-a-chip"

Please join Dr. Wherry in congratulating the following IFI Faculty on their excellent achievements

Dr. Jason Christie has been elected to the Association of American Physicians.

Drs. Paula Oliver and Matthew Weitzman have been appointed Co-Directors of the new Division of Protective Immunity at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Drs. Carl June, David Porter and Bruce Levine are featured in an episode of National Geographic’s “Breakthrough” series profiling Penn Medicine’s efforts to develop personalized CAR T cell therapies for cancer. 

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Dr. Carl June's work with Bill Ludwig, the first patient to receive CAR T cell therapy for leukemia as part of a clinical trial, is featured in a Popular Mechanics magazine cover story.   It'll Take an Army to Kill the Emperor

Penn Vet's CHMI & Penn IFI | UCSC Genome Browser Workshop

Registration is now OPEN!


The CyTOF Service Center is now OPEN!

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