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Faculty News

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

Faculty News: Summer 2012

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, has been awarded the inaugural Journal of Women’s Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women’s Health Research for her work as “a pioneer in understanding female pattern heart disease.” The award, which was presented at the Read On

Faculty News: Winter 2012

Cedars-Sinai is establishing new vice dean and associate dean positions to augment the leadership of its academic enterprise. Bruce Gewertz, MD, and Leon Fine, MD, are the first appointments to these new positions. Dr. Gewertz was named vice dean of Read On