November 8, 2021
Congrats to the following postdocs & students that have received fellowships over the past year!
Juliet Goldsmith - ALS Scholar in Therapeutics, MGH Healey Center for ALS/Julia Riley – NSF Predoctoral Fellowship/Dan Dou – NIH Predoctoral Fellowship/Elizabeth Gallagher – NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
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November 3, 2021
Penn Study Illuminates the Biology of Common Heart Disorder
Dilated cardiomyopathy due to titin gene mutations involves both a shortage of good titin and a buildup of mutant, potentially “bad” titin
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July 28, 2021
Congratulations to Yale E. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., for being named the 2021 UC Davis Storer Life Sciences Lecturer.
The Storer Lectureship was established in 1960 to invite distinguished biological scientists to UC Davis. Past Storer Lectures have included Nobel laureates, members of the National Academy of Science and acclaimed authors in medicine and the life sciences.
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July 20, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Ben Prosser on his selection as the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Investigator Award of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)!
The 2022 Outstanding Investigator Award will be bestowed during the 2022 ISHR World Congress in Berlin, Germany (June 12-15, 2022). As a recipient of this award, Ben will present a major lecture and will receive $1,500 and a plaque. An announcement of the Award, along with his photograph and his biosketch, will be published in Heart News and Views and posted in the ISHR website. Alas, nothing in this life is free.. he’ll have to prepare a review article based on his lecture that will be published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, the journal of the ISHR. The full details of the Award are available on the ISHR web pages at under “ISHR Awards”. Please join me in congratulating Ben on this well-deserved honor. Kevin Foskett, PhD Isaac Ott Professor and Chair Department of Physiology Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania 700 Clinical Research Bldg. 415 Curie Blvd Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6085
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May 7, 2021
Congratulations to Erika Holzbaur, Ph.D for being elected to serve as the President of the American Society of Cell Biology in 2023!!!
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April 7, 2021
Congratulations to Paul Titchenell, Ph.D. for receiving the 2021 New Investigator Award from the APS Endo/Metabolism Section
He will be presenting an award lecture at the 2021 EB Conf. highlighting his work on insulin action/metabolism.
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March 22, 2021
Penn Medicine Researchers Reveal How a Cell Mixes its Mitochondria Before It Divides
Study shows details of a fundamental process in cell biology.
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