Monday, October 12, 2009

Bad Blood: Interrogating Signaling Networks in Blood Disease


Wed. October 14, 2009
Bad Blood: Interrogating Signaling Networks in Blood Disease
with Michelle Hermiston, M.D. Ph.D.

Dr. Hermiston will talk about her training and experience as a physician and research speacialist in the field of pediatric hematology and oncology. 
 
Dr. Michelle L. Hermiston is a specialist in pediatric cancer and blood diseases at UCSF Children's Hospital with a special interest in defining the underlying mechanisms in the development of lymphoid malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma. She earned her medical degree and doctorate in developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. Hermiston completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology and a residency at UCSF before joining the faculty in 2002. She also participated in a Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University and at the UCSF Molecular Medicine Research Fellowship Program. She holds memberships with numerous organizations, including the American Society of Hematology and American Academy of Pediatrics. Hermiston is an adjunct instructor of pediatric hematology and oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.

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