June 08, 2022

Lauren Uchiyama Receives Distinguished Medical Student Award

Congratulations to Lauren Uchiyama, MD/PhD candidate on receiving College of American Pathologists’ 2022 Distinguished Medical Student Award!

"Dr. Elena Stark, MD PhD, was a huge part in this accomplishment, so I am grateful to her and her indispensable contributions to our medical school. Thank you to the College of American Pathologists for being so supportive of physician-scientists!"

Uchiyama is a  UCLA-Caltech Medical Scientist Training Program student currently pursuing a PhD in Peter Tontonoz's lab, studying lipid metabolism in liver physiology.

This award is given to a medical student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and great aptitude in pathology and laboratory medicine.

For more info, visit 2022 Distinguished Medical Student Award.