Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, a pioneer of the theory that fixing the brain’s leaky blood vessels will prevent Alzheimer’s disease, has received four grants totaling up to $24.9 million over five years.
The funding allows Zlokovic, director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, to attack from different fronts the blood-brain barrier,… Read More »
With flu season approaching, Keck Medicine of USC physicians, nurses and staff are being reminded that flu vaccinations are an important step toward protecting patients.
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that, in serious cases, can… Read More »
Shelsy Aragon was nervous.
The 14-year-old was standing in front of hundreds of people in a packed room at East Los Angeles College, a microphone hot in her hand.
She had a question for former NASA astronaut Read More »
Alexis M. Coulourides Kogan, PhD, has received the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) as an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to help her complete the needed mentoring and training to transition to an… Read More »
USC researchers awarded $3.3 million NIDCR grant to find more effective treatment for common birth defect
It might surprise you to learn that your cranium is not one continuous smooth bone encasing your brain.
It’s actually composed of eight bones, separated by fibrous joints, to give your skull flexibility. That’s the reason babies… Read More »
USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute receives $21.7 million NIH grant to study epilepsy
The USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging of the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute has received a $21.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to study epilepsy, a condition that is currently incurable.
Arthur… Read More »
Guests were welcomed from across the globe to gather in Los Angeles recently for the first annual USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse. In bringing together stakeholders interested in creating a safe and… Read More »
A prestigious national student organization has established a new chapter at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Twenty-five members of the Keck School’s class of 2017 were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on… Read More »
Leaders from Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC were on hand Sept. 14 to formally welcome Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, as chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral… Read More »
A new chair named in honor of two pioneers in the fields of business and engineering will help strengthen bridges between technology and the health sciences at USC.
Terence Sanger, MD, PhD, was named the David L…. Read More »
To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a cancer survivor joined a team of physicians and staff from Keck Medicine of USC on the field during the Oct. 1 USC Trojan football game against Arizona State, while… Read More »
A new farmers market has opened at Hazard Park, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers and hot food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays on Norfolk Street across from Keck Hospital Gold Lobby. The market… Read More »