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If canine biodetectors of bird flu and other wildlife diseases prove successful and advantageous over current disease surveillance methods, they will become invaluable. The ability of dogs to smell disease may one day save your life, or perhaps even prevent a pandemic!...

Pumpkin spice latte, roasting turkey, butter-drenched stuffing! Holiday smells conjure memories. But for people experiencing side effects of Covid-19, a sense of smell can suddenly be non-existent, or even repulsive. Dr. Danielle Reed of the Monell Chemical Senses Center describes how smell works, why it affects...

Champion of the Monell Chemical Senses Center and board member Louise Slade, PhD, 74, of Morris Plains, NJ, a research biochemist known for her fundamental insights into the basic chemistry of food, died unexpectedly in Morristown Medical Center, NJ, on October 7, 2021. Her research...

(PHILADELPHIA) Amber L. Alhadeff, PhD, an Assistant Member at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, is among the 106 grant recipients of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) High-Risk, High-Reward Research program for 2021. [caption id="attachment_4217" align="alignright" width="400"] Amber Alhadeff, PhD[/caption]Specifically, Alhadeff received an NIH Director’s New...