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    University of Southern California and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

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  • Biography
    Professor of Research, Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Fatih M. Uckun, M.D., Ph.D, is a Senior Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an honor society for physician-scientists, and an active member of several professional organizations, including ASH, ASCO, and AACR. He earned his doctoral degrees at University of Heidelberg and completed his residency training in pediatrics, fellowship training in hematology/oncology/stem cell transplantation, as well as postdoctoral research training in immunology at the University of Minnesota. After serving at the University of Minnesota as a Professor of Pediatrics/Therapeutic Radiology/Pharmacology and Director of the Biotherapy Institute, Dr. Uckun served as Director of Research at Parker Hughes Institute in Minnesota before joining University of Southern California. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He directs an NIH-funded Nanomedicine R&D Program at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Uckun has more than 20 years of professional experience in developmental therapeutics and biopharmaceuticals. He has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers and he has authored numerous review articles and book chapters. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of Leukemia&Lymphoma and as a member of several editorial boards and NIH review panels. He received numerous awards including the Stohlman Memorial Award of the Leukemia Society of America., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.