More than 150,000 book lovers descended on the University Park Campus this past weekend for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, an annual event considered the largest public literary celebration in the country.
Held at USC since 2011, the two-day event celebrated its 20th year.
A centerpiece of the festival… Read More »
A protocol for urgent-start peritoneal dialysis results in less blood stream infections and appears to reduce mortality when compared to urgent-start hemodialysis, according to research presented at the National Kidney Foundation’s 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings in… Read More »
A powerful relationship exists between prenatal exposure to a common pollutant and disturbances in parts of the brain that support information processing and behavioral control.
The findings were made by researchers at the Institute for the Developing… Read More »
Standout students, faculty and administrators celebrated the heights of Trojan scholarship at the 34th annual Academic Honors Convocation on April 15.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias presented the Presidential Medallion, the university’s highest honor, to Roberta… Read More »
A group from Keck Medical Center of USC was the top fund-raising team in the Fight for Air Climb, a stair-climbing event held April 11 in downtown Los Angeles. The Keck Medical team was also the… Read More »
Children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers were diagnosed with gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, a new study shows.
Women who receive a new diagnosis of gestational diabetes by the 26th week of pregnancy… Read More »
In a new genome-wide association study, an international team led by Keck Medicine of USC neuroscientists has found evidence that some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise-induced hearing loss than others.
Noise-induced hearing loss is… Read More »
Using herpesvirus, molecular immunologists from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a cellular process that activates a critical immune defense against pathogens, which could have implications for developing drugs to bolster one’s immunity to… Read More »
At first glance, it’s hard to tell that the photos of Bill Wishner’s “I Don’t Explain” collection aren’t, in fact, paintings themselves. But looking beyond the colorful collages of painted characters, scrawled phrases, and peeling poster… Read More »
If there’s a cure for male pattern baldness, it might hurt a little.
A team led by USC Stem Cell Principal Investigator Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that by plucking 200 hairs in a specific pattern… Read More »
Over the last few months, the Ramona Gardens housing development in the Boyle Heights neighborhood has been home to a community-wide movement led by local residents-turned-health educators, known in Spanish as promotoras.
As part of an… Read More »
In Las Vegas, where good luck is everyone’s dream, a chance meeting in 2013 put two men — one a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, the other a renowned physician and author — on a path that… Read More »