Dr. Teitell received a B.S. and a M.S in biochemistry from UCLA (1985) and a M.D.,Ph.D. emphasizing immunology from UCLA (1993). He did postdoctoral studies with Mitchell Kronenberg at UCLA (1993), with Richard Blumberg at Harvard (1995), and with Joe Gray at UCSF (1997). He trained clinically in anatomic pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1995), in clinical pathology at UCSF (1997), and did a fellowship in pediatric pathology at Los Angeles Children’s Hospital (1999). Dr. Teitell joined the faculty at UCLA as Chief of the Division of Pediatric and Neonatal Pathology (1999). His research focuses on basic and translational mechanisms in lymphoma, stem cell metabolism, mitochondrial function, and biotechnology. Currently, he is the Latta Endowed Professor of Pathology, Director of the Cancer Nanotechnology Program, Director of the Tumor Immunology Training Program, and an Associate Director of the MSTP at UCLA. Dr. Teitell was a Scholar (2003) and a Stohlman Scholar (2008) of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigators (2004).
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