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Prevent Cancer Foundation fellowship awarded to Aayushi Uberoi

Penn SBDRC Trainee Investigator, Aayushi Uberoi, PhD, was recently awarded the Awesome Games Done Quick fellowship from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. These awards are given to promising early-stage investigators with novel ideas and hypotheses for cancer prevention and early detection. The full list of researchers and their projects can be found here: https://www.preventcancer.org/research/researcher-profiles/ Dr. Uberoi …

Eleven Penn SBDRC Investigators Receive Research Awards from the Dermatology Foundation

The Dermatology Foundation recently announced the recipients of their 2021 Research Awards. Recipients this year included the following Penn Dermatology SBDRC investigators: Christoph T. Ellebrecht, MD: Physician Scientist Career Development Award, “Development of Targeted Immunotherapy for and Transcriptional Profiling of gamma delta T Cell Diseases” Aayushi Uberoi, PhD: Science of Human Appearance Career Development Award, …

Ruth Gottlieb Research Opportunity Fund established to support PARS & PASH programs

The Penn Academy for Reproductive Sciences (PARS) and Penn Academy for Skin Health (PASH) programs are thrilled to announce the creation of the Ruth Gottlieb Research Opportunity Fund.  Named in memory of University of Pennsylvania undergraduate and School of Medicine alumna Dr. Ruth Gottlieb, this generous endowment will support stipends for Philadelphia city high school …

The Seeds of Cancer

Penn SBDRC-supported study identifies mutations and biomarkers associated with carcinoma in situ Mutations and biomarkers were examined in patient biopsies taken in the early stages of squamous cell carcinoma. Laser capture microdissection was coupled with exome-seq and RNA-seq of patient biopsies. The data provide new insights regarding the mutations that drive the formation of squamous …

Now accepting applications for PASH 2021!

Are you interested in learning about what scientists and clinicians do in the field of dermatology? Want to gain experience conducting research in Penn laboratories? Are you a 10-12th grade Philadelphia public or charter school student? If so, the Penn Academy for Skin Health (PASH) is for you! For more information, visit our Community Outreach …

PASH: Skin biology for high school students

The Penn Academy of Skin Health (PASH) is the SBDRC’s Community Outreach initiative that is entering its 4th year. Philadelphia public high school students apply to our Saturday Academy to learn about the skin, its biology and disorders, and to conduct laboratory investigations alongside experts from the Penn SBDRC. Learn about our exciting and impactful …