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Mission Statement

To expand the number of faculty capable of pursuing translational research between proof of concept in cells and model systems and detailed elucidation of phenotypes in small numbers of people using both recruitment and education; and
To reduce the barriers that confront faculty in their pursuit of such research.

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2012 - 2020

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We are all facing different and difficult challenges as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support you in this time of uncertainty, the University of Pennsylvania is sharing this free and unique version of Dr. Karen Reivich’s “Resilience Skills” course from the Specialization Foundations of Positive Psychology. Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and

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Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals. Who is an academic entrepreneur? Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public and seeking to: patent and
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KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD from the University of Washington, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania will present her research on the "Impact of Chronic Seizures on Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Comorbidities in AD-Associated Preclinical Models."

ITMAT 2020
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15 Years of Excellence The 2020 ITMAT Symposium will again enlist outstanding speakers from the U.S. and abroad to address topics of direct relevance to translational science. Dates: Monday and Tuesday, October 12–13, 2020 Location: Free Virtual Event Registration Registration is required for participation via web. Registration is now open. Registration Link:
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This five-day course includes short lectures by expert Penn faculty and hands-on training and demonstrations. Lecture Topics: Introduction to stemcells Reprogramming methods and characterization ofiPSCs Gene editing methodologies and CRISPR/Cas9 design andconstruction Hepatocyte differentiation from PSCs and fibroblast to hepatocyte differentiation Cardiomyocyte differentiation andcharacterization


Polygenic Risk of Psychiatric Disorders Exhibits Cross-trait Associations in Electronic Health Record Data From European Ancestry Individuals

Prediction of disease risk is a key component of precision medicine. Common traits such as psychiatric disorders have a complex polygenic architecture, making the identification of a single risk predictor difficult. Polygenic risk scores (PRSs) denoting the sum of an individual's genetic liability

Evaluation of Vascular Reactivity of Maternal Vascular Adaptations of Pregnancy With Quantitative MRI: Pilot Study

Abnormal maternal vascular function during pregnancy stemming from systemic endothelial dysfunction (EDF) has a central role in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia (PE). To utilize quantitative MRI to investigate changes in physiological measures of vascular reactivity during normal pregnancy, and

Genetic skin disorders: The value of a multidisciplinary clinic

Genodermatoses are inherited disorders with skin manifestations and can present with multisystem involvement, resulting in challenges in diagnosis and treatment. To address this, the expertise of dermatology and clinical genetics through a multidisciplinary clinic (Genodermatoses Clinic) were