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The Childrenâs Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) at the Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) within the Department of Pediatrics and the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC) are recruiting an internationally recognized leader to serve as the Director of theÂ CHLA-USCÂ Cell Therapeutics Program. The goal of this program is to develop and deliver cell therapeutics to the large and diverse population of patients thatÂ CHLAÂ andÂ USCÂ serve. This program will bring together investigators atÂ CHLA, the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Eli and Edythe Broad Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, and theÂ USCÂ Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine ofÂ USCÂ that are committed to advance the treatment of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardio-vascular conditions and neurodegenerative disorders. The Center for Cancer and Blood Disease (CCCBD) atÂ CHLA, which has an internationally recognized program in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and a certified Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) cell processing facility, plays a leadership role in this initiative.Â The physician-scientist director of this program, will oversee basic, translational and clinical research efforts as well as product development, manufacturing and regulatory approval. The currentÂ CCCBDÂ program has a cell-processing laboratory that includes aÂ GMPÂ facility and over 5,000 sq. feet of laboratory space. The Director will oversee the substantial expansion of the currentÂ CCCBDÂ cell therapeutics core facility and support cell therapies activities across theÂ USCÂ campuses. The director will be a faculty member of theÂ CCCBDÂ atÂ CHLA, and will have appointments at the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Broad Institute, the Zilkha Institute and theÂ USCÂ Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine ofÂ USC. He/She will hold a tenured academic appointment throughÂ USCÂ Keck School of Medicine at the level of Associate Professor or Professor appropriate to training and experience. For the 3rd year in a row, theÂ CCCBDÂ was rated in the top 5 pediatric cancer programs andÂ CHLAÂ as the 5th ranked childrenâs hospital in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings.Â CHLAÂ is one of the countryâs premier pediatric teaching hospitals and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine ofÂ USCÂ since 1932.Â CHLAÂ continues to build on its partnership withÂ USC, which is the oldest private research university in the Western United States.Â USCÂ has steadily enhanced its academic excellence and reputation over the past two decades; it recently ranked 23rd among public and private universities in the nation, according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings.Â For inquiries, please contact: Yves A. De Clerck, MDÂ Richard Call Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research Innovation Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Co- leader Tumor Microenvironment Program Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California 323-361-2150 firstname.lastname@example.org
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