Capell Lab Posts

October 7, 2019

Brian Capell was awarded a grant from the Penn Abramson Cancer Center Head and Neck Cancer Center. Congratulations Brian!

August 13, 2019

The Capell lab recently received a $50,000 pilot grant from the NIEHS Penn Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET) to investigate the Role of Epigenetics and Enhancers in Ultraviolet…

Graduate student Shaun Egolf is a recipient of the Dermatology Pre-doctoral T32 grant. Congratulations!

March 12, 2019

Congratulations to Brian Capell and his lab for being awarded the Dermatology Foundation’s Stiefel Award for Skin Cancer!

July 6, 2018

Brian Capell received a Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, ‘Defining the role of epigenetic enhancer dysfunction in epithelial carcinogenesis.’ Press release found here.

April 21, 2018

Congratulations to Brian Capell for being awarded the Young Physician Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation in Chicago!

March 15, 2018

Brian Capell has been awarded the Basic/Translational Research Award.   Read More. 

February 26, 2018

Highly Mutated Protein in Skin Cancer Plays Central Role in Skin Cell Renewal   Read More.

February 26, 2018

Brian Capell, M.D., Ph.D. received the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the American Academy of Dermatology, for his project ‘How Disrupted Epigenetics Drives Carcinogenesis.’  

December 8, 2017

Awarded a Pilot and Feasibility Grant from the NIH P30-funded Penn Skin Biology and Disease Resource-based Center (SBDRC), “Understanding the role of KMT2D and KMT2C in epithelial differentiation and carcinogenesis”.