Charles (Chuck) Murry, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the next chair of the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and the director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Effective Aug. 1, he will take over for Gage Crump, PhD, who has acted as interim chair for the past year. The outgoing director is developmental biologist Andrew (Andy) McMahon, PhD, Provost and University Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Biological Sciences and Quantitative and Computational Biology, who led USC for 11 years and is returning to the faculty to put greater focus on his research into kidney disease.

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