Merav Socolovsky received her B.A. degree (1983) from the University of Cambridge, UK, and her M.B.B.S. degree (equivalent to the M.D. degree in the USA) from the University College, London, UK (1986). She became Member of the Royal College of Physicians (1989) and received a Medical Research Council (UK) Training Fellowship to study for her Ph.D. degree at the Physiological Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK (1994). She received a Howard Hughes Training Fellowship for Physicians (1994) to pursue postgraduate work in the laboratory of Harvey Lodish at the Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, Mass, USA. She joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2004. Dr. Socolovsky’s main research interests include the mechanism of stress erythropoiesis, signal transduction by hematopoietic cytokine receptors, and the coordination between the cell cycle clock and hematopoietic differentiation. Dr. Socolovsky received a National Cancer Institute Howard Temin (KO1) Career Development Award (2002), a Charles Hood Foundation Child Health Research Award (2004), an award from the Robert Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust (2005), and an American Cancer Society Scholar grant (2006).
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011