Construction continues to move forward across the Health Sciences Campus, moving toward a goal that hospital officials say will transform the campus into an oasis of innovative research and exceptional health care.
“This work is being done to ensure Keck Medical Center of USC remains a leader of cutting-edge research… Read More »
The ceremony installing the J. Terrence Lanni Chair in Cancer Research was one of heartfelt tributes for two men, a doctor and a patient, who formed a tight bond over the years they fought to save… Read More »
A Keck Medicine of USC researcher has been awarded grant funding to further his research into the detection and treatment of prostate cancer, which is among the most common types of cancer and the second leading… Read More »
The winners of this year’s Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize — Philippe Horvath, Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier — come from different parts of the world and different backgrounds. What they have in common are… Read More »
The university’s Good Neighbors Campaign, USC’s annual employee-giving initiative organized by Civic Engagement, began Oct. 1 with a $1.6 million fundraising goal to support key university-community partnership programs.
The campaign promotes better health and educational opportunities in… Read More »
New research by the Fini Lab at Keck Medicine of USC demonstrates for the first time that a natural protein in tears may be key to treating dry eye syndrome, a common affliction of the eye… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC staff, family and friends gathered at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Sept. 26 for the 2015 Los Angeles Heart Walk.
The annual 5K walk celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and… Read More »
In recognition of Malnutrition Awareness Week (Sept. 28-Oct. 2), Stephanie Sanders, RD, an outpatient dietitian for Keck Medical Center of USC, offered these observations:
Q. What is malnutrition?
Sanders: Malnutrition is simply defined as any condition in which… Read More »
For Adrianna Bowman, a vibrant 5-year-old preparing to start kindergarten, what seemed to be a routine health screening turned out to be a potentially life-saving event.
As part of their preparations for school, Adrianna’s mother, Alona, took… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC recently presented its 2015 Leadership Awards to a handful of department leaders whose work exemplifies the pillars of the organization.
Tom Jackiewicz, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, announced… Read More »
It was March 2015, and about a dozen students enrolled in USC’s global medicine program were gathering some typical spring break memories — drenching thunderstorms, rickety boats, flesh-biting flies, relentless mosquitos and long treks through knee-deep… Read More »
How do you turn stem cells into nephrons, the functional unit of the kidney? Albert D. Kim, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Andy McMahon, PhD, is exploring this question with support from a… Read More »