Amara Pang

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Current Program Year: Grad 1
Current Student, Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program, School of Medicine
M.D./Ph.D. Program Students, School of Medicine


Research interests: Oncology, developmental biology, hematopoiesis, and stem cell biology

Clinical interests: Pediatric Hem/Onc or OBGYN

Education and training

B.S., 2018, University of California, Los Angeles

Fellowship: Undergraduate Research Fellow, UCLA, 2017

Honors and awards

Ellen Richardson Scholar, 2021


Selected publications

Termini, C.M., Pang, A, Batton, D.M., and Chute, J.P. Proteoglycans regulate receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase - sigma organization on hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. 27 January 2021. Experimental Hematology. DOI 10.1016/j.exphem.2021.01.005.

Termini, C.M., and Pang, A. Beyond the bench: how inclusion and exclusion make us the scientists we are. Mol Biol Cell 31, 2164-2167. 15 September 2020.

Himburg, H.A., Roos, M., Schlussel, L., Kim, M., Termini, C.M., Pang, A., Khan, J., Zhao, L., Suh, H., Sasine, J.P., Schiller, G., and Chute, J.P. Chronic myelogenous leukemia stem cells require autocrine pleiotrophin signaling. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 15 October 2019. DOI 10.1172/JCI129061

Fang, T., Zhang, Y., Chang, V., Roos, M., Termini, C.M., Signaevskaia, L., Quarmyne, M, Lin, P., Pang, A., Khan, J., Yan, X., Javier, A., Pohl, K., Zhao, L., Scott, P., Himburg, H., and Chute, J.P. Epidermal growth factor receptor-dependent DNA repair promotes murine and human hematopoietic regulation. Blood. 05 May 2020. DOI 10.1182/blood.2020005895