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Michael Lieber

Michael, along with Nikki Holbrook, initiated the studies on signal transduction in the lab. He is now Professor of Pathology and Microbiology at USC/Norris Cancer Center in Los Angeles. His e.mail address is: Jorge Plutzy: cloned the Protein C cDNA and gene while in the lab and studied human variations in the gene during the summers while he was a student at the University of North Carolina. This work was done in collaboration with the group at Eli Lilly. Scientist at Eli Lilly then developed it to the only effective treatment of sepsis. Protein C is estimated to save over 50,000 lives per year. He is now an Associate Professor at Harvard. He can be reached at: