With the emergence of bone in early life forms, the diversity of life on Earth expanded to encompass the bone-forming vertebrates, a group of species ranging from the tiny frog Paedophryne amauensis to the mighty blue whale. Bone formation in vertebrates is linked to a shared gene, called Sp7… Read More »
Physicians and leading scientists from across the country gathered recently to celebrate the inauguration of the Keck School of Medicine’s Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research.
More than 100 people attended the symposium, titled “The Pulmonary Challenge: Innovations… Read More »
A recent $10 million gift from the Gehr Family Foundation to the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established The Gehr Family Center for Implementation Science. Under the leadership of Michael Hochman, MD, MPH,… Read More »
Although men often outnumber women in science fields, women comprise the majority of a USC-led team that is the first in the world to seek therapeutic drug discovery from fungi launched into space.
USC School of Pharmacy… Read More »
An early morning sun was shining at Hazard Park on a recent Saturday, as several USC student groups and staff volunteers prepared for the 2016 Health and Fitness Expo, sponsored by the USC Good Neighbors Campaign.
Representatives… Read More »
Keck Hospital of USC is among 77 leading hospitals selected nationwide to participate in a campaign that aims to make the improvement of intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes as easy as A, B, C.
The Society of… Read More »
Thousands of visitors heard about healthy living practices and learned about their own health at the Keck Medicine Health Pavilion during the 21st annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held April 9-10 on the University… Read More »
For Joseph T. Rodgers, PhD, the path to becoming an assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at USC began in the woods of Ohio.
“My dad is a chemical engineer, and he’s always been… Read More »
Whether you like your coffee black, decaf, half-caff or even instant, feel free to drink up because coffee consumption may decrease the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
Researchers from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and… Read More »
Professor Emeritus Joseph P. Van Der Meulen, MD, former USC vice president for health affairs, died April 6 after a long battle with Parkinson disease. He was 86.
Van Der Meulen was recruited to the Keck School… Read More »
Participants are sought to join Keck Medicine of USC team Trojan Hearts in the Greater Los Angeles Congenital Heart Walk at 8 a.m. May 1 at the Griffith Park Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4730 Crystal Springs… Read More »
Attendees were treated to several operatic performances and a discussion about the ways music affects the mind during “Music and Medicine: Experiments and Explorations,” a Visions and Voices event held March 31 at Mayer Auditorium on… Read More »