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Aligned Blog: Building Community: Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted an alarming trend in anti-Asian hate across the United States. To celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, Sonia A. Garcia, Ph.D., Scientific Diversity Program Manager in CCR's Office of Equity & Inclusion (OEI), highlights an NIH initiative created out of such adversity and shares the OEI's upcoming seminar series on advancing AANHPI folks into leadership positions. 

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Three CCR researchers elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D, Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery BranchGiorgio Trinchieri, M.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology, and Sandra L. Wolin, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the RNA Biology Laboratory, were elected as 2024 members of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The Academy is committed to furthering science in America, and its members are outstanding contributors to the international scientific community.

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Jung-Min Lee elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Jung-Min Lee, M.D., Senior Investigator in the Women’s Malignancies Branch, was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. The organization seeks to support scientific efforts, educational needs and clinical aspirations of physician-scientists to improve the health of all people. Lee was selected for her merit as an internationally recognized expert in ovarian cancer and for being a highly respected clinician and physician-scientist. 

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