Monell’s 2023 annual report centers our expanding scientific enterprise and ever-evolving partnerships with academia and industry, creating solutions that improve health and well-being for all. Your generous support makes it possible for our interdisciplinary collaborations to bring chemosensory research to life.
Last year, we testified before the Philadelphia City Council, calling for the adoption of universal smell and taste testing as part of routine healthcare. The resulting resolution, introduced by Councilmember Jamie Gauthier, declared November 2023 as Smell and Taste Testing month, a foundational step towards better health and well-being in Philadelphia and around the globe. (Pictured: Monell Chief Science Officer Danielle Reed.)
The immersive summer experience provides talented high school and undergraduate students, particularly those groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, the space, resources and training to conduct an independent research project. The application to join our 2024 cohort is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by April 1, 2024.