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Burroughs Wellcome Fund recognition

Dr. Vahedi is one of nine Burroughs Wellcome Fund investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. Thanks a lot for supporting our lab!

2020

Human Islet Research Network award

The Vahedi lab is now a member of the Human Islet Research Network

2020

4D Nucleome Consortium award

The Vahedi lab is now a member of the 4D Nucleome Consortium

2020

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Penn Study Uncovers How Pancreatic Cells Reprogram Themselves to Limit the Immune Response in Patients at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes

Discovery by Penn Medicine researchers advances understanding of the underpinnings of the disease by creating a ‘map’ to chart pancreatic islet cells over time

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2021 Perelman School of Medicine Awards of Excellence

The following faculty members will receive this year’s Perelman School of Medicine Awards of Excellence. The distinguished awardees exemplify our profession’s highest values of scholarship, teaching, innovation, commitment to service, leadership, inclusion, and dedication to patient care. They epitomize the preeminence and impact we all strive to achieve. The awardees range from those at the beginning of their highly promising careers to those whose distinguished work has spanned decades.

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Discovery on Protein BRD4 Function in Mice Marks Critical Step in Research to Treat Patients with Complex Congenital Disorders and Cancers

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Vahedi lab joins the second phase of 4DN consortium!

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive Two Major NIH Grants for Studies of Genome Folding in Health and Disease

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Penn Medicine researcher receives early career honor from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Penn Medicine researcher receives early career honor from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Penn Researchers Receive $1.05 Million Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Penn Researchers Receive $1.05 Million Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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DNA Misfolding in White Blood Cells Increases Risk For Type 1 Diabetes

New Penn Medicine study shows, in mice, that changes in DNA sequence may cause chromosomes to misfold in a way that elevates the risk for autoimmune diseases.

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“Icebreaker” Protein Opens Genome for T cell Development, Penn Researchers Find

Researchers describe the role of a transcription factor called TCF-1 in targeting the condensed chromatin and regulating the availability of genome sequences in T-cell development.

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“Back in Time”: Penn Researchers Unravel the Early Makings of an Exhausted T Cell

Penn Researchers Unravel the Early Makings of an Exhausted T Cell

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Three Penn Researchers Awarded Sloan Fellowships

Sloan Fellowships to Dr. Vahedi

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Media Coverage

We are excited that our collaboration with Dr. Amy Weinmann on evolutionary genome rearrangements in mice and humans to be finally out! Read more https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(22)00533-2

Excited to announce the launch of PANC-DB 2.0 (https://hpap.pmacs.upenn.edu), a data portal for functional and genomic data from @TheHPAP . We equipped PANC-DB 2.0 with tons of new features including new data query, download and visualization tools plus a completely redesigned look!

RESEARCH | @golnaz_v, @bfariabi, @KlausKaestner (@vahedilab, @PennGenetics) provide insights into ductal cell roles & #T1D pathogenesis using a pancreatic islet #singlecell atlas generated by @TheHPAP.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s42255-022-00531-x

👉https://rdcu.be/cHW1l

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