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  • USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

September 8, 2017

Los Angeles City officials honored two Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty recently for their public health work in tobacco control, prevention and research that formed the scientific foundation for local policies. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and 13th District Councilman Mitch O’Farrell commended Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, Distinguished Professor and chair of... Read More Now »

Researchers developing ‘bionic suit’ to help people with paraplegia walk

September 19th, 2017

People with paraplegia due to spinal cord injury may eventually get a chance to suit up, walk out the door and feel the ground beneath their feet, thanks to a five-year, $8 million Cyber-Physical Systems ... Read More »

USC-VHH Emergency Department wins Choi Award with commitment to patient care

September 11th, 2017

USC-VHH Emergency Department wins Choi Award with commitment to patient care   Compassion, efficiency and clinical expertise are at the core of the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine’s commitment to deliver exceptional ... Read More »

Students share travels at Global Citizenship Roundtable

September 11th, 2017

“Public health is a relay. I have done my race, so I would like to pass my baton onto you, because there is a lot of unfinished business,” Robert Kezaala, MD, MPH, told a rapt ... Read More »

New grant supports anti-tobacco research, community engagement

September 8th, 2017

The Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program has awarded a $495,000 grant to Ite Laird-Offringa, PhD, associate professor of surgery and associate dean for graduate affairs (PhD programs) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Laird-Offringa ... Read More »

Biotech entrepreneur Min Zhou supports scientific serendipity in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Qi-Long Ying

September 8th, 2017

“The most important discoveries that I’ve made have all come from nowhere,” said Qi-Long Ying, MD, PhD, associate professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. “They ... Read More »

Neighbors get a helping hand with school supplies

September 8th, 2017

Thousands of families from neighboring schools received back-to-school supplies at the USC Health Sciences Campus on Aug. 26. Students from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the USC School of Pharmacy and the Herman ... Read More »

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