Dr. Linda Baum is an immunologist and pathologist in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA. Her current research focuses on the biochemistry of cell-cell interactions in the immune system and cancer models. Baum is a faculty member at UCLA, and teaches at the Medical and the Graduate School. She is the Medical Director of the UCLA Clinical Laboratories and head of the Division of Laboratory Medicine. Baum received a B.S. in biology from Stanford University, and her Ph.D. in immunology, and M.D. degrees from Duke University.