Amy Firth received the RCMB Carol Basbaum Award on May 22, 2017. The Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology (RCMB) established the award in recognition of outstanding scientific achievement and leadership potential to a junior investigator in the field.
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The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study […]
What happens when you pair 14 artists with 14 USC biomedical researchers? The answer is currently on display at the Hoyt Gallery on the Health Sciences Campus of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The exhibition “Artist & Researcher” […]
As a USC Stem Cell scientist studying lung disease, Amy Firth has done her alma mater proud. An alumna of the University of Bath, Firth has earned a coveted place as a finalist for the 2017 Alumni Awards from the […]
Amy Firth: To understand organ development, maintenance and repair, and to model disease, tissue engineering can enable unique experimental approaches. In a recent study in the journal Biomaterials, Daniel Tschumerplin’s laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, grew a […]
Amy Firth joins the editorial board of the American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology. To read more, visit the-aps.org/mm/Publications/Journals/AJP-Cell/New-Editorial-Advisory-Board-Members.html.
Amy Firth offered an expert opinion in the San Diego Union Tribune article “Experiments on mice suggest aging can be reversed.”
Cells regulate their gene activity and differentiation by “methylating” DNA—adding carbon and hydrogen atoms to modify the DNA code. In a recent Cell publication, researchers from the Jaenisch laboratory used a precise DNA recognition system, CRISPR/Cas9, to remove or add […]
Amy Firth is featured in The Atlantic’s article about organoids. To read the article, visit theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/06/testing-drugs-on-mini-yous-grown-in-a-dish/488039.
Physicians and leading scientists from across the country gathered recently to celebrate the inauguration of the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research. To read more, visit stemcell.usc.edu/2016/04/28/hastings-center-for-pulmonary-research-holds-inaugural-symposium.