Dr. Federman is Director of the Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Program at UCLA. He is also Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Step I) and is a Member of the sarcoma
Program Group and the California NanoSystems Institute. He received his M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York, NY) in 2002. He served his internship and residency at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital (Los Angeles, CA) from 2002–2008. In addition to his STOP CANCER Award, he is the recipient of the UCLA STAR Award (2009), Today's and Tomorrow's Children's Fund Award (2009), and the Patient's Choice and On-Time Physician Awards (2009).
Year STOP CANCER Award was received: 2011 RCDA
Description of research performed:
Among his many research efforts, Dr. Federman is investigating the use of nanoparticles
in treating pediatric malignancies and sarcoma
Results of research: Dr. Federman has made significant contributions to understanding the genetic basis of Diamond Blackfan anemia.