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Physiology Archives

View past news, publications, and more below. For individual faculty publications please visit our ​faculty profiles. For more documentation please ​contact us.

Articles & Spotlights
  • December 19, 2016

  • Teji Khurana published the collaborative effort in Nature Medicine highlighting muscle insulin sensitivity from exercise endurance in mice. Read the full text here!

  • December 10, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett furthered his contributions to Cystic Fibrosis research in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis with "CFTR nonsense mutations: Therapeutic benefits from clinically approved drugs?" Read the full text here!

  • November 1, 2016

  • Mike Ostap, Erika Holzbaur, Amy Ghiretti, Mariko Tokito, and colleagues published "Activity-Dependent Regulation of Distinct Transport and Cytoskeletal Remodeling Functions of the Dendritic Kinesin KIF21B" in Neuron. Full article available here!

  • September 21, 2016

  • Rob Lee and Penn colleagues publish Expression of dermcidin in human sinonasal secretions in Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. Full text linked here!

  • August 10, 2016

  • Rob Lee published a collaborative effort "Human upper airway epithelium produces nitric oxide in response to Staphylococcus epidermidis" in Int Forum Allergy Rhinol, Link to the full text from here!

  • August 9, 2016

  • David Frederick, Emanuele Loro, Antonio Davila, Jr, Karthikeyani Chellappa, William Quinn III, James Davis, Teji Khurana, and Joe Baur, published a collaborative effort "Loss of NAD Homeostasis Leads to Progressive and Reversible Degeneration of Skeletal Muscle" and achieved the cover article in Cell Metabolism, Read the full article here!

  • August 1, 2016

  • Megan Dennis, Amanda Acosta-Ruiz, and Mickey Marks published a collaborative effort "BLOC-1 and BLOC-3 regulate VAMP7 cycling to and from melanosomes via distinct tubular transport carriers" in J. Cell Biology. Read the full article here!

  • July 12, 2016

  • Adrianna Mantegazza in the Marks lab published "Pink Light on Mitochondria in Autoimmunity and Parkinson Disease" in Cell Metab. Read the abstract here!

  • June 2016

  • Joe Baur publishes A NEET Way to Impair Mitochondrial Function in α- and β-Cells in diabetes Read it here!

  • April 22, 2016

  • Shampa Chatterjee publishes in the American Journal of Transplantation about the Onset of Inflammation With Ischemia. Read the full article here!

  • December 1, 2016

  • Congratulations to Mickey Marks on his election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science! Election as a Fellow of AAAS, the world’s largest scinetific society, is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Read more here!

  • September 26, 2016

  • Congratulations to Yale E. Goldman as the Principal Investigator of a new NSF Science and Technology Center! Read all about it here!

  • September 22, 2016

  • Anatoly Zaytsev, postdoctoral researcher in the Grishchuk lab, has been named a finalist in the 2016 ASCB Kaluza Prizes for Excellence in Graduate Research! Read more about Anatoly and other winners here!

  • April 22, 2016

  • Shampa Chatterjee publishes in the American Journal of Transplantation about the Onset of Inflammation With Ischemia. Read the full article here!

  • March 3, 2016

  • Foskett lab discovers that cancer cells are addicted to calcium... Read more!

  • February 17, 2016

  • Joe Baur, PhD featured in today's Penn Medicine news release, highlighting their recent publication in this month's Diabetes journal. Read more!

  • January 25, 2016

  • Congratulations to the Foskett lab for their publication in Cell Reports detailing their identification of a novel regulatory mechanism that governs levels of calcium inside cells. Read the press release here!

  • January 16, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett comments in a Philadelphia Inquirer letter to the editor about the award-winning research that took place in the Louis Kahn-designed Richards Medical Research Laboratory. Read more!

  • January 15, 2016

  • Congraulations to Teji Khurana for taking his course "Human Physiology", CAMB 532, to new heights of student application! Read more!

  • January 9, 2016

  • Congratulations to the Grishchuk lab for getting the cover of the Biophysical Journal! Read more!

  • January 8, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett was quoted in the latest online issue of People Magazine. As the Chief Scientific Advisor for Emily’s Entourage, a non-profit foundation seeking cures for cystic fibrosis, he commented on technologies and efforts underway to accelerate cures for CF pateints with rare mutations. Read the full article here!

  • December 19, 2015

  • Congratulations to Jessica Tanis, Ph.D. (Foskett lab) for her recruitment to the faculty at the University of Delaware! Read more

  • December 18, 2015

  • Congratulations David Kast, Ph.D. (Domginguez lab) for his selection as one of four speakers in the 2016 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Welcome Fund Symposium! Read more

  • August 27, 2015

  • Brian Salzberg, PhD has been elected as the 2017 Chair of the Exocytosis and Endocytosis Subgroup of the Biophysical Society.

  • July 2015

  • Congratulations to Shampa Chatterjee, Ph.D. for her promotion to Research Associate Professor of Physiology!

  • June 18, 2015

  • Dominguez Lab and PMI members featured in Penn Medicine press for their recent paper in Current Biology. Read more

  • May 21, 2015

  • Katya Grishchuk’s Science paper highlighted in the Penn press! Read more

  • April 24, 2015

  • Congratulations to the Grishchuk lab who reported in Science on the role of microtubule detyrosination in mitosis. Katya, her lab and collaborators have published a report entitled “Mictotubule detyrosination guides chromosomes during mitosis” that has just appeared in Sciencexpress! Read more

  • April 23, 2015

  • Congratulations to Meredith Wilson, Ph.D. and Yvette Wong, Ph.D. from Erika Holzbaur’s lab for winning Saul Winegrad Awards for Outstanding Dissertations!
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  • April 16, 2015

  • Congratulations to Shampa Chatterjee, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Physiology for winning one of the three Hermann Rahn Awards in 2015! Read more

  • March 5, 2015

  • Richards Building, Muscle Physiology and Calcium Signaling highlighted in Penn Med News! Read more