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Monell Chemical Senses Center

Director/President: Robert F. Margolskee, M.D., Ph.D.
Public Information Contact: Leslie Stein, Ph.D.

Address: 
3500 Market Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
Voice: 
(267) 519-4700
Fax: 
(215) 573-0909
Email: 
Web Address: 
Last Updated Date: 
June 22, 2017
Description: 

The Monell Chemical Senses Center (Monell) is the world’s only nonprofit basic research institute devoted to the study of taste, smell, and chemical irritation. Its mission is to advance knowledge of the mechanisms and functions of the chemical senses to benefit human health and well-being. Monell’s interdisciplinary research relates to significant public health and quality-of-life issues across the lifespan, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, pediatric health, occupational safety, and environmental issues. It has an education and training program for postdoctoral scientists, senior scientists, and graduate students. Monell is a resource for information about the chemical senses for the public, medical professionals, the media, and academics. It has an education and training program for postdoctoral scientists, senior scientists, graduate students, and a summer internship program for high school and college students. A newsletter is available.

Publications: 

The Monell Connection
Frequency: quarterly
Type: electronic newsletter

Annual Report
Frequency: annual
Type: annual report