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David Weiner and Lab Recognized for Vaccine Research

David Weiner and his research team were awarded the 2015 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award at a recent meeting of the World Vaccine Congress...More

Amanda Schmidt on Regulatory T Cells and TCR Signaling

Recent IGG graduate Amanda Schmidt published her research in a recent issue of The Journal of Immunology, "Regulatory T Cells Require TCR Signaling for Their Suppressive Function"...More

Student Martin Naradikian in Current Opinion in Immunology

Martin Naradikian recently published a review, "BAFF receptors and ligands create independent homeostatic niches for B cell subsets" in Current Opinion inImmunology...More

IGG Grad Kate Weissler Publishes Thesis Research in the Journal of Immunology

IGG graduate Kate Weissler has published her thesis research, "Distinct Modes of Antigen Presentation Promote the Formation, Differentiation, and Activity of Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells In Vivo" in a recent issue of The Journal of Immunology...More

José Conejo-Garcia and Other Wistar Faculty Receive $1.1 Million Grant for Breast Cancer Research

Wistar faculty José Conejo-Garcia with Frank Rauscher and Rugang Zhang have received a $1.1 million grant from the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy in order to establish a consortium for breast cancer...More

Carl June and Other Penn Medicine Faculty Talk to the PBS News Hour About Cancer Immunotherapy

The PBS News Hour interviewed Carl June and others from Penn Medicine about their work in immunotherapy as a way to treat leukemia...More

Carl June Awarded 2015 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize

The Paul Ehrlich Foundation recently awarded Drs. Carl June and James Allison (from the MD Anderson Cancer Center) the 2015 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for their work in immunotherapy...More

Penn Immunologists Show Radiation and Immunotherapy Combination is Possible Treatment Option for Metastatic Melanoma

Drs. Andy Minn, Robert Vonderheide, Amit Maity, and John Wherry recently published their results of the “RadVax” trial in NatureMore

Synthetic DNA Vaccine Group Led by David Weiner Awarded $16 Million by NIH

Work on synthetic DNA vaccines led by David Weiner, PhD has received the support of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease..More

Carl June and Stephan Grupp Talk CAR T Cell Therapy on VICE

VICE Special Report: Killing Cancer, an HBO news series, includes interviews with Drs. Carl June and Stephan Grupp...More

Penn IGG in U.S. News & World Report Top Rankings of Graduate Programs in Immunology

Penn's Immunology has ranked number 6 in U.S. News & World Report's annual list...More

Caroline Bartman on the Effect of MIcrobiota on Transplantation

IGG student Caroline Bartman discusses "The influence of the microbiota on the immune response to transplantation" in Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation...More

Michael Povelones Work on Mosquito Immune System in the Journal of Innate Immunity

IGG faculty member, Michael Povelones, PhD, published his recent work on the mechanism by which the mosquito anticipates a parasite infection after feeding...More

Penn's Center for AIDS Research Featured in Penn Medicine 250th Anniversary

The Penn Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is highlighted in the Penn Medicine News Blog in recognition of its pioneering research. IGG faculty Drs. Carl June and Luis Montaner are noted...More

Gretchan Harms Pritchard on the Role of T-bet in Coordinating T Cell Reponses to Toxplasma Gondii

IGG student Gretchan Harms Pritchard shared her work on the roles for the transcription factor T-bet in effector responses in the January 2nd edition of The Journal of Immunology...More

Henry Daniell Work With Bioengineered Lettuce Featured in Scientific American

Scienctific American featured Dr. Henry Daniell's work in a December 16 article about new research into blood clotting factors to address the problem of immune rejection...More

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