Oral Histories

Interview of Charles N. Serhan

Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences: Charles N. Serhan
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Science, Medicine, and Technology
Hathaway, Neil D.
Serhan, Charles N.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, document the research of "outstanding scientists from quality institutions" chosen by the Pew Scholars Program to receive four-year stipends.
Childhood in Brooklyn; learns the vibraphone and plays professionally; develops a passion for science and majors in biochemistry at State University of New York at Stony Brook; graduate education at New York University; works in the Gerald Weissmann lab; inspired by Michael Heidelberger; research on neutrophil remodeling and inflammation; Weissmann's interest in phagocytosis; visiting scientist at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm; research on neutrophils and platelet clotting; studies the role of lipoxins in regulating inflammation; accepts a position at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and Harvard Medical School; difference between science in Sweden and in the United States; interest in the history of science and scientific biography.