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Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Faculty Members Elected into National Academy of Sciences



Two Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program faculty members, Mary Hatten, PhD, and Scott Lowe, PhD, have been elected into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS members are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Dr. Hatten and Dr. Lowe were among the 84 new members elected on May 2, 2017, bringing the total number of active members to 2,290.

Dr. Mary Hatten is the Frederick P. Rose Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at the Rockefeller University, where she studies mechanisms of cerebellar neurogenesis and migration. Dr. Scott Lowe is Chair of the Cancer Biology & Genetics Program and Chair of the Geoffrey Beane Cancer Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he studies tumor-suppressor gene networks that control apoptosis and senescence in his lab.



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