An institute focusing on the development of new, effective treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease has been established by the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
The USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (USC ATRI) in San Diego will be lead by distinguished Alzheimer’s disease scientist, Paul Aisen, MD.
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Think clove cigarettes are so six years ago? A new study from Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers finds that despite a federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban in 2009, flavored cigarettes are still… Read More »
Exposure to air pollution has been known to affect respiratory diseases, lung function and cardiac health, but a new study led by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC shows that it may also… Read More »
Doctors at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are calling on Southern Californians to join the Brain Health Registry, an Internet-based health registry, and help find cures for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and… Read More »
Studying zebrafish, investigators at The Saban Research Institute and The Heart Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a new source for cells that can develop into coronary vessels and have identified the… Read More »
New research by an international team including Keck Medicine of USC scientists is bringing the origins of ovarian cancer into sharper focus.
The study, published online June 15 in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Genetics, highlights the discovery… Read More »
In ancillary studies of two multi-center international clinical trials led by the USC Eye Institute, the injectable drug ocriplasmin appears to improve vision among patients suffering from symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), a condition related to the… Read More »
Distinguished Professor Brian E. Henderson, who led the Keck School of Medicine of USC as dean between 2004 and 2007 and steered some of the school’s most prominent research centers, died June 20 at home in… Read More »
Two Florida urologists have completed a marathon drive from Florida to California in a Tesla to raise awareness about men’s health, arriving at Keck Medical Center of USC in the early afternoon on June 20.
As the… Read More »
A capacity crowd of almost 400 ophthalmologists and optometrists participated in a June 19 symposium that marked the Department of Ophthalmology’s 40th anniversary at USC.
The gathering at The Huntington in San Marino represented a “who’s who”… Read More »
USC Stem Cell researcher Min Yu, MD, PhD, is one of five early-career scientists to be named a 2015 Pew-Stewart scholar for cancer research. As part of this honor, she will receive $240,000 over four years… Read More »
A USC project to visualize and analyze connectivity networks in the mouse brain is among 15 new awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) tied to the development of biomedical Big Data applications.
Hong-Wei Dong, PhD,… Read More »