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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

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

Yvonne Paterson Explains Research on Listeria and Immunotherapy

In a video for Fox Health, Dr. Yvonne Paterson explains her work using listeria in cancer immunotherapy...More

The Latest Results for CAR Therapy Announced

Drs. Carl June and Stephan Grupp presented the latest results from their clinical trials of the personalized cellular therapy known as CTL019 at the 56th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition...More

Penn/CHOP CAR T Cell Therapy and Stephan Grupp Featured in Fox News

Dr. Stephan Grupp and CAR T cell therapy were featured in a recent article about children's health on

New National Science Policy Group Led by Penn Immunology Community

The newly-developed National Science Policy Group (NSPG) includes leadership from the Penn Immunology community: Caleph Wilson (Research Associate Staff Scientist), Shaun O'Brien (IGG alum and Penn postdoctoral fellow), and Mike Allegrezza (Gene Therapy and Vaccines). NSPG connects graduate students, postdocs, and early-career researchers enthusiastic about science and engineering policy...More

Susanne Linderman Selected for Wistar's 2014 Monica H. M. Shander Memorial Fellowship Award

IGG student Susanne Linderman has been chosen as this year's Monica H. M. Shander Memorial Fellowship Award. Susanne is working in Dr. Scott Hensley's lab and is working on mutations in the hemagglutinin (HA) glycoprotein of the H1N1 virus...More

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