Partner Institution Professor Spotlights

University of Southern California (USC)


Dr. Oliver Bell, Ph.D - Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, and Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Preet Chaudhary, Ph.D - Professor of Medicine
Bloom Family Chair in Lymphoma Research
Chief, Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for Blood Diseases in the Department of Medicine
Director for Bone Marrow Transplant

Eun Ji Chung, Ph.D - Assistant Professor
Dr. Karl Jacob Jr. and Karl Jacob III Early Career Chair Courtesy Appointments in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Viterbi School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
UPC Surgery - Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, and Medicine - Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, HSC

Amir Goldkorn, Ph.D - Associate Professor of Medicine: Cancer Biology: circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and liquid biopsy, cancer plasticity and telomerase therapeutics.

Shannon Mumenthaler, Ph.D - Assistant Professor of Medicine | Laboratory Director, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine; Director, Stephenson Family Personalized Medicine Center

Amy Ryan, Ph.D - Assistant Professor, Medicine, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

California Institute of Technology

Dr. Wei Gao - Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering, Division of Engineering & Applied Sciences - California Institute of Technology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Neil Bhowmick, Ph.D; - Professor of the Department of Medicine and Director of the Cancer Biology Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Chief Executive Officer Enviro Therapeutics

City of Hope 

Don Diamond, Ph.D - Professor of Hematology, City of Hope

Linda Malkas, Ph.D - Associate Chair Professor of Molecular Oncology, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Guido Marcucci, M.D - Professor and Chair, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Sciences, City of Hope

Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D - Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology, City of Hope

Yanhong Shi, Ph.D - Herbert Horvitz Professor of Neuroscience; Professor and Director, Division of Stem Cell Biology Research, City of Hope. 

Nagarajan Vaidehi, Ph.D - Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology & Theranostics; Professor, Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine, City of Hope

Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D -  President, Deana & Steve Campbell Physician-in-Chief, City of Hope National Medical Center, City of Hope.

Mark Labarge, Ph.D - Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Deputy Director of Basic Sciences, Center for Cancer and Aging, City of Hope

Bart Roep, Ph.D - Chan Soon Chiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes; Director, Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes, City of Hope

Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D - Ruth B. & Robert K. Lanman Chair in Gene Regulation and Drug Discovery Research; Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology,  City of Hope

Anna Wu, Ph.D - Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology and Theranostics; Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope

John Zaia, Ph.D - Aaron D. Miller & Edith Miller Chair for Gene Therapy; Director, Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope