Ronnie and Barbara Chan provide $20 million naming gift for division of occupational science and occupational therapy
USC Trustee Ronnie C. Chan, MBA, and his wife, Barbara, have dedicated $20 million to USC’s pioneering occupational science and occupational therapy program. Given in honor of Chan’s mother, the gift endows and names the division, which will be known as the USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational… Read More »
On Thursday, October 16, at 10:16a.m., USC will participate in the Great California ShakeOut. This year over nine million people are expected to participate making the ShakeOut the largest disaster drill in history.
The purpose of the ShakeOut… Read More »
Keck School of Medicine of USC has been named the sole grant recipient to become the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), a vital clearinghouse created by the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration on… Read More »
Mike Habib has trouble getting rest.
“There are days when I don’t sleep as much as I should,” admits the assistant professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, who has a joint appointment with the… Read More »
Keck Medical Center of USC is the first medical center in the world to use new robotic technology in an outpatient procedure for a kidney cancer patient.
Urologic surgeons at the USC Institute of Urology, part of… Read More »
Bindi Patel had no idea when she opened the journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) that she would see her own smiling visage on the AAPA’s ad for PA Week.
PA Week is an… Read More »
The university’s Good Neighbors Campaign, USC’s annual employee-giving initiative organized by Civic Engagement, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a $2 million fundraising effort to support key university-community partnership programs.
Carolina Castillo, executive director of… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC researchers discover dual purpose of cancer drug in regulating expression of genes
Keck Medicine of USC scientists have discovered new clues about a drug instrumental in treating a certain blood cancer that may provide important targets for researchers searching for cures.
The team investigated whether demethylation of gene bodies… Read More »
NIH awards $16 million to study genetics of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder using DNA samples from USC-led psychiatry cohort
A multi-institutional team of researchers studying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been awarded a $16 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to create the most extensive genetic resource to date for these… Read More »
Researchers at the Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), together with colleagues at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, have answered the long-standing question of why mutations to a particular gene primarily cause tumors of the… Read More »
Keck School of Medicine of USC researcher Heather Volk, PhD, MPH, has received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue her research on the relationship between prenatal air pollution exposure and… Read More »
Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD, director of the Trauma Program and Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and associate professor of pediatric surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has… Read More »