After years of planning and two months of living on the mountain, physician assistant student Vanessa Blasic completed a feat that few people can boast: summiting Mount Everest. More impressively, the accomplishment meant that she and her father Greg Blasic had joined an even more elite group: climbing the… Read More »
Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists have mapped an uncharted portion of the mouse brain to explain which circuit disruptions might occur in disorders such as Huntington’s disease and autism.
Hong-Wei Dong, MD, PhD, an associate professor… Read More »
Union Pacific will be installing a 3rd track on the rail line along Valley Boulevard, which will impact access to Keck Medical Center of USC from San Pablo Street to Valley Boulevard.
Work is… Read More »
A new study debunks the popular belief that electronic cigarettes are merely a substitute for cigarettes among teens, instead, suggesting that some teens who never would have smoked cigarettes are now vaping.
A Keck School of Medicine… Read More »
Taking the next step as a national thought leader in digital health innovation among university-based medical centers, the USC Center for Body Computing (CBC) announced the first Digital Health Fellowship in the U.S. The inaugural 12-month… Read More »
Studies have shown that the families we grow up in, the places we work, and the friends we keep play a large role in influencing behavior. However, not much is known about how one’s outdoor environment… Read More »
Lead investigators from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda are collaborating with USC and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa University to establish the Eastern Africa Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Hub — one of only seven in the… Read More »
Steven Asch, MD, MPD, professor of medicine at Stanford University, was the featured speaker on July 5 at the inaugural Gehr Family Center for Implementation Science Guest Speaker Series.
Asch’s lecture, “The New Science of Implementation” examined… Read More »
Local philanthropist Elaine Sarkaria, EdD, on behalf of herself and her late husband Daljit Sarkaria, MD, has designated a charitable remainder trust gift to the Humanities, Ethics, Arts, and the Law (HEAL) program at the Keck… Read More »
Nearly 30 investigators from across the country, with expertise in biomedical and data science, gathered at Lake Arrowhead beginning June 15 for the second annual Data Science Innovation Lab. Organized by the Big Data 2 Knowledge… Read More »
Protecting the elderly is an issue close to Judith Tamkin’s heart.
The noted philanthropist has made it a top priority to tackle elder abuse, an increasingly important issue as America’s older adult population grows.
“I want to make… Read More »
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has named Qi-Long Ying, MD, PhD, as one of the winners of the 2016 McEwen Award for Innovation, the highest honor bestowed for stem cell research. Supported by the… Read More »