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What is a cell biologist with a “green thumb” for growing intestinal organoids doing working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the oldest free-standing research institute for study of taste and smell? Since 2014, Monell Associate Member Peihua Jiang, PhD has been researching taste-like tuft cells...

Postdoctoral Fellow Stephanie Hunter was recently awarded a grant from AbScent to support her research at Monell Chemical Senses Center. Dr. Hunter's project begins this month, aiming to investigate the role of capsaicin in increasing the enjoyment of food for those living with smell loss....

(PHILADELPHIA) - The Monell Chemical Senses Center announced today that its current Director and President Robert F. Margolskee, MD, PhD, will be stepping down as Director by June 30th, 2022, after which he will remain as a part-time faculty member to complete several research projects...

For the last two months, Monell's outreach crew has been getting in shape for Philadelphia's first outdoors Flower Show. This Saturday, June 12, join us at FDR park for a conversation on your sense of smell as well as your memories and experience with odors....

Monell Chemical Senses Center biopsychologist Julie A. Mennella, PhD, has been recognized by the Association for Chemoreception Sciences with the 2020 Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses and will present a lecture at its virtual annual meeting on 22 April 2021....