Announcements

Researchers look at 9 drugs that could treat COVID-19

For more, KCBS Radio's Stan Bunger spoke with Dr. Sara Cherry, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Penn Center for Precision Medicine's 3rd Annual Symposium

Join us for the Penn Center for Precision Medicine's 3rd Annual Symposium to hear from our third round of Accelerator Fund Awardees, as well as hear about precision medicine clinical implementation projects currently underway across Penn Medicine.

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First Penn Conference on Big Data in Population Health Sciences

How can we leverage biomedical data sciences to transform population health and medicine? For every kind of challenge, big data methodology is key. The First Penn Conference on Big Data in Population Health Sciences, Sept. 23 and 24, at the…

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We need more signal and less noise about industry payments to doctors

How much drug companies pay doctors for meals, giving talks, and serving on corporate boards was once as opaque as how these companies now price prescription drugs. That changed several years ago with the creation of the Open Payments program,…

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Organoids Mini-Retreat at the Perelman School of Medicine on July 30, 2019

Drs. David Roth and Ed Morrisey, will be hosting a mini-retreat on organoids. The intention of this meeting is to connect people at the Perelman School of Medicine who are utilizing organoids in their research programs.

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Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone

Penn study shows patients with treatable mutations identified by liquid biopsy also largely respond to therapy

PHILADELPHIA  In one of the largest clinical studies to ever examine the impact of using a blood test to detect treatable mutations in non-small…

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The Next Frontier of Precision Medicine: Parkinson's Disease

Penn Medicine launches first-of-its-kind Parkinson's disease initiative to advance research and treatment

PHILADELPHIA  Precision medicine allows physicians to provide the most tailored diagnostic tools and treatments for patients. By knowing the nature of a disease with molecular-level accuracy, doctors can…

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Penn Center for Precision Medicine Awards Nearly $600,000 in Third Round of Accelerator Grants

The Penn Center for Precision Medicine Accelerator Fund is providing close to $600,000 in funding to eight research teams from Penn Medicine to implement personalized medicine projects along a range of clinical specialties. It is the third annual round…

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First-of-its-Kind Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker Guidelines Published in Science Translational Medicine

A slate of guidelines to shape the future of Parkinson’s biomarker research have been published in Science Translational Medicine. While previous recommendations have been created to support the research of Parkinson’s biomarkers, this is the first developed in collaboration with…

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Sara Cherry, PhD has joined the Board of the Society of Functional Precision Medicine (SFPM)

Sara Cherry, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Director, PCPM Program for Chemogenomic Discovery, has joined the Board of the Society of Functional Precision Medicine (SFPM). The Society for Functional Precision Medicine was founded in 2017. The Society  arose out of…

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Geneticist Dr. Marylyn D. Ritchie Appointed as Associate Director of the Penn Center for Precision Medicine

Marylyn D. Ritchie, PhD, a nationally regarded geneticist and expert in using big data and machine-learning methods to improve human health, has been appointed as director, Center for Translational Bioinformatics, Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) in the Perelman School of…

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PCPM 2017-18 Senior Fellows

Based on the recommendation of the PCPM Internal Advisory Board, the following University of Pennsylvania members have been appointed the 2017-2018 Senior Fellows for the Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM). Senior Fellows serve to advise on the strategic directions…

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Welcome Joshua Lubin, MBA

The Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Lubin, MBA, as Chief Administrative Officer of the newly established PCPM. In this capacity, he will work closely with David B. Roth, MD, PhD, Director…

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Welcome Abigail Tripp Berman, MD, MSCE

The Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abigail Tripp Berman, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, as Associate Director, Clinical, of the newly established PCPM. In this capacity, she will work…

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