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Faculty News

Graduate School Is Growing by Degrees

Cedars-Sinai’s dynamic graduate school, which trains young scientists to pursue discoveries in the laboratory that shed light on diseases and inspire new therapies, has added a master’s degree program.

Faculty News: Winter 2016

Richard Bergman, PhD, received the Albert Renold Award from the American Diabetes Association for his outstanding work training new generations of diabetes researchers and facilitating scientific investigation in the field. Director of Cedars-Sinai’s Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute and the Read On

New PhDs Take the Stage

Class speaker Jessica Beach, PhD, articulated the pride and joy felt by her graduating cohort in the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Program in Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine when she introduced herself as “Doctor Jessica Beach, a proud member of the Cedars-Sinai Class of 2015.”

Faculty News: Fall 2014

Keith Black, MD, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, serves as principal investigator for a $1 million study funded by the Brain & Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The research Read On

New PhDs Urged to Build ‘World of Hope’

Newly minted PhDs from the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Program in Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine were exhorted to take risks, defy dogma, and relentlessly pursue excellence at a festive commencement, the second in the program’s history. Six students graduated, and more Read On

Faculty News: Winter 2014

BARRY R. STRIPP, PhD, an expert in lung stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, has joined Cedars-Sinai as director of the Department of Medicine’s new Lung Stem Cell Research Program, which encompasses the Women’s Guild Lung Institute and the Regenerative Read On

First in Class

Cedars-Sinai awarded doctorates to its inaugural class in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine. Medical Center leaders and more than 140 faculty in academic regalia joined the seven new PhD graduates for the commencement ceremony. The 2013 Read On

Faculty News: Winter 2013

Paul W. Noble, MD, an international leader in pulmonary medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His work focuses on defining mechanisms of, and developing novel treatments for, chronic lung inflammation and idiopathic Read On