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December 6, 2016

D. Brent Polk named AAAS fellow

By Zen Vuong

D. Brent Polk, a member of the USC Stem Cell executive committee and vice dean for clinical affairs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), is among five USC scientists who have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their academic peers.

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November 14, 2016

Hearst Fellow Adnan Chowdhury studies how stem cells respond to infection

By Cristy Lytal

Few researchers have studied how hematopoietic stem cells respond to infection—even though these are the stem cells that give rise to the full battery of specialized immune cells, such as T cells and B cells. Adnan Chowdhury is venturing into this uncharted territory as the winner of the Hearst Fellowship, which will launch his early scientific career with a generous startup package including salary and benefits for a full year. Read more…

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November 14, 2016

Request for Proposals: Broad Clinical Research Fellows

A recent gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation established the Eli and Edythe Broad Clinical Research Fellows at USC. There are up to five available positions to support clinical research fellow training. The fellows must have completed their MD or MD/PhD training, currently be in their residency or fellowship program and hold a license to practice medicine in California. Read more…

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