LA BioMed researcher receives Lifetime Achievement Award

January 20, 2011

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Society of Pathologists, Inc. presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Samuel W. French, MD, a principal investigator at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), on Jan. 15.

The Society is an organization of more than 350 members from throughout Southern California seeking to improve the practice of pathology. Dr. French has been affiliated with LA BioMed and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for more than two decades, leading the way in research and training in pathology.

"Congratulations to Dr. French for this recognition of a lifetime of achievements," said LA BioMed President and CEO David I. Meyer, PhD. "Dr. French is renowned for his extensive research and scholarship in pathology and for the invaluable training he's provided to residents. His dedication and his many years of service are appreciated by all of us at LA BioMed."

Dr. French has authored or co-authored more than 800 research papers, book and book chapters, case studies and abstracts in his field. He has been Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's chief of the Division of Anatomic Pathology since 1990.

He is a distinguished professor of pathology at UCLA and has received numerous honors, including seven "Best Teacher" awards from senior pathology residents at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and the Distinguished Teaching Award from Harbor-UCLA's Clinical Faculty in the Department of Medicine.
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About LA BioMed



Founded in 1952, LA BioMed is one of the country's leading nonprofit independent biomedical research institutes. It has more than 150 principal researchers conducting studies into improved treatments and cures for cancer, inherited diseases, infectious diseases, illnesses caused by environmental factors and more. It also educates young scientists and provides community services, including immunization and childhood nutrition programs. LA BioMed is academically affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and located on the campus of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. For more information, please visit www.LABioMed.org

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