Through collaborations with leading research and educational institutions, Oak Crest is able to advance core scientific research and prepare students and young adults for careers in science-related fields.
Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. Oak Crest is collaborating with clinicians at Cedars-Sinai to investigate how bacterial biofilms are implicated in chronic sinusitis.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has been named the best children’s hospital in California and among the best in the nation for clinical excellence. Oak Crest is collaborating with clinicians at CHLA to investigate the role of bacterial biofilms in middle ear infections.
A local community college, Citrus College is an key resource for our pregraduate programs, among others, providing a deep student pool of high diversity, especially underrepresented groups in the sciences
A local community college, Fullerton College is the Orange County distribution center for the Amgen Biotech Experience, an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools.
Pasadena City College (PCC) is a local community college and an Oak Crest partner for nearly 15 years. PCC is an invaluable resource for our community college programs, among others, providing a deep student pool of high diversity, especially underrepresented groups in the sciences.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) is collaborating with Oak Crest on fundamental and applied research aimed at HIV prevention and understanding the role of the vaginal microbiome in women’s health and sexually transmitted infections.