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The Monell 2023 Annual Report

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.

A Message from the Executive Director

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program

Tuesday, June 18 through Friday, August 16, 2024

The application for our 8-week paid immersive summer experience is now open. The program 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.

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Towards Universal Chemosensory Testing

Join Us in Philadelphia or Remotely, November 5-7

A multi-stakeholder series of events to improve disease risk detection and well-being through smell and taste screening.

The series includes a hybrid​ NIH-funded​ conference ​surrounded by ​two ​patient-centered events​​, bringing together scientists, patients, clinicians, insurers, public health officials, and industry professionals.

Explore the available opportunities to join our team.

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Encompassing postdoctoral fellows, visiting scientists, high school and undergrad students, training is a way of life here.

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Participate in studies on taste, smell, and sensory perception.

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Your Support Propels Our Research to Improve Human Health

Joel Mainland, PhD, and Robert Pellegrino, PhD

Monell’s academic collaborative network is extensive, bringing added strength and expertise to the Center’s research mission.

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We collaborate with leading international corporations from the food, beverage, fragrance, pharmaceutical, chemical, and other industries.

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Learn more about our work on smell and taste loss.

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