At 8:55 a.m., fourth-year medical students and engaged couple Lynn Ngai and Phil Wu held hands and their breaths — hoping to match in the same residency program come July.
Ngai and Wu were among 167 excited and hopeful USC medical students who gathered March 20 in Harry and Celesta… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC researchers in the lab of Peggy Farnham, PhD, were key participants in the recent publication of a landmark collection of scientific papers related to mapping the DNA and histone modifications in human… Read More »
A prescription drug commonly used to treat age-related vision loss also reverses vision loss caused by diabetes, according to a new study led by investigators from the USC Eye Institute.
“We found that ranibizumab can save the… Read More »
A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has shown that small intestine grown from human cells replicates key aspects of a functioning human intestine.
The small intestine they developed contains important elements of… Read More »
Two physician faculty leaders from Keck Medicine of USC presented their script for living longer and living better on March 5 at the 2015 USC Women’s Conference.
Leslie Saxon, MD, professor of medicine and clinical scholar, and… Read More »
A deficiency in the protein responsible for moving glucose across the brain’s protective blood-brain barrier appears to intensify the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
The… Read More »
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is using technology to give patients more freedom and comfort as they wait for appointments.
Clinic 5 recently introduced square pagers similar to the devices handed out to diners waiting for a… Read More »
A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has shown that neonatal mouse hearts have varying regenerative capacities depending upon the severity of injury.
Using cryoinjury — damaging the heart through exposure to extreme… Read More »
It was late September in Oklahoma, and 10-year-old Little League pitcher Alex Coker was taking the mound for the first time since brain surgery.
The sounds of the ballpark surrounded him — a fist hitting a glove,… Read More »
Amid disclosures of data stolen from major companies, some patients may worry that their private medical information is just a few illegal keystrokes away. But patient data is — quite literally — stored under lock and… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.
The findings offer evidence that a newly discovered member of a family of cell surface proteins called G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) promotes… Read More »
The Keck School of Medicine of USC is ranked 31st in research in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
The ranking conveys national recognition as a leader in educating the doctors of tomorrow… Read More »