Oral Histories

Interview of Douglas Yee

Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences: Douglas Yee
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Science, Medicine, and Technology
Maestrejuan, Andrea R.
Yee, Douglas
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.
Chinese ancestry; childhood and education in Detroit; majors in anthropology and zoology at the University of Michigan; studies cancer chemotherapy in the laboratory of Joan M. Bull; earns an M.D. at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; conducts research on Epstein-Barr virus in the Elliott Kieff lab; internship and residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital; pursues a subspecialty in oncology; works as a medical staff fellow at the National Cancer Institute; investigates insulin-like growth factors and cancer in the Marc E. Lippman lab; accepts a position at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; gene therapy; how funding shapes creativity and communication in science.