Top researchers from across the U.S. gathered in San Diego recently to commemorate a renewed commitment to understand and fight the leading fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting the aging population.
The USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) Partnership Meeting was held in January and brought together USC leaders, neuroscientists and visiting… Read More »
University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) will honor a stellar group of USC academic and scientific leaders at its sixth gala dinner on March 18 at The Beverly Hilton. This group of vocal champions of kidney disease research includes Provost… Read More »
Lessons at the Keck School of Medicine just got more engaging. Using open-source plans from Northwestern University, a team of Keck School of Medicine faculty and staff built a user-friendly Lightboard studio to record or live-stream… Read More »
USC has hired John David Carpten, PhD, to lead a new department and institute that will translate the molecular study of genes into individual treatment plans.
Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, dean of the Keck School of… Read More »
The USC Verdugo Hills Hospital has acquired a da Vinci Surgical System Robot for minimally invasive, robotic-assisted prostatectomies. Mike Nguyen, MD, MPH, associate professor of clinical urology, and Rene Sotelo, MD, professor of clinical urology at… Read More »
The USC Center for Body Computing (CBC) has announced its foundation partners for the Virtual Care Clinic (VCC), a program that can connect anyone who owns a smartphone with Keck Medicine of USC experts by using… Read More »
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital has reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). USC Verdugo Hills Hospital employees represented by SEIU include certified nursing assistants and lab technicians.
“The collaborative… Read More »
Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, has been elected president of the clinical chairs of the Keck School of Medicine, a position that also serves as president of USC Care Medical Group, Keck Medicine of USC leaders announced… Read More »
Too much residential traffic removes the protective effect a specific gene has on lowering asthma risk, according to a new USC study.
Children could have zero, one or two copies of a common gene variant.
“Environmental exposures such… Read More »
USC researchers have identified a gene variant that decreases the risk of heart disease — but only among women.
Hooman Allayee, PhD, senior author of the study and associate professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School… Read More »
Alumni, current scholarship recipients, parents and other friends of the Keck School of Medicine of USC will gather to honor two very notable alumni and a beloved faculty member on March 12 at the 2016 Keck… Read More »
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has joined 68 of the nation’s top cancer centers in a joint statement urging parents and physicians to vaccinate young people against Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
“The HPV vaccination is a safe, effective… Read More »