Vahedi Lab Posts

October 27, 2021

Golnaz Vahedi was recently awarded the Michael S. Brown New Investigator Research Award as part of the 2021 Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence. Read more about the award here. Congratulations…

December 4, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi recently received a W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award – congratulations! The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust funds basic science research in the areas of heart disease,…

October 27, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi has received U01 funding from the NIH to study transcriptomic and epigenomic of T cells in type 1 diabetes. Penn faculty John Wherry is a co-PI on this…

September 2, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi is the recipient of a Burroughs Wellcome Fund for 2020 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. Congratulations!

Golnaz Vahedi is part of a team of researchers that received a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to investigate the impacts of childhood obesity on immune function. Read a…

April 30, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi, along with Jorge Henao-Meija and Sarah Henrickson, received a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant for their proposal “Understanding Inflammation’s Role in Childhood Obesity.” Read more here. Congratulations!

February 14, 2020

Check out this press release from Penn Medicine News on a new paper published by the Vahedi lab on the role of chromatin misfolding in Type 1 Diabetes!

February 20, 2018

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