In a rare distinction for one university, neuroimaging world leaders and USC Professors Arthur Toga, PhD, and Paul Thompson, PhD, will receive two major research center awards to advance their exploration of the human brain.
Toga and Thompson each will establish a Center of Excellence under a National Institutes of… Read More »
An international study co-led by Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists and researchers in the United Kingdom has revealed 23 new genetic susceptibility locations indicating risk for prostate cancer.
The data… Read More »
The Wu Jieping Medical Foundation has made a gift of $100,000 to support research by Si-Yi Chen, MD, PhD, at USC Norris Comprehensive cancer Center and Dept. Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.
The gift will fund a pilot… Read More »
The Keck School of Medicine Dean’s Recognition Ceremony and Faculty Teaching Awards was held Sept. 24 on campus.
Outstanding Year I Course
Outstanding Year II course
Outstanding Required Clerkship
Outstanding Teaching as a Resident
Rayhan Lal, MD, Pediatrics
Daniel Martinez,… Read More »
Keck Medicine of USC is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to… Read More »
Open enrollment for benefits-eligible faculty and staff of the University begins soon, and employees are encouraged to choose Keck Medicine of USC providers by signing up for the USC Network Medical Plan.
This plan offers a choice… Read More »
Ray V. Matthews, MD, a highly respected leader in interventional cardiology, has been named chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
As chief, Matthews,… Read More »
Keck School of Medicine held its Parents Symposium and Reception at the Health Sciences Campus on Sept. 26, featuring tours of the campus, a strategic plan presentation a student panel and discussions with Dean Carmen… Read More »
The early part of the 21st century has seen seismic shifts that, for most universities, have posed serious challenges. But, while so many have wrestled with difficult financial decisions since the recession, USC was making investments… Read More »
The are small but powerful: a tiny injectable device that monitors cardiac activity, a wireless sensor that keeps track of the pressure on the pulmonary artery and can alert patients if they need to adjust their… Read More »
Jordan Rivera, a second-year medical student and 2014 General Electric-National Medical Fellowships Primary Care Leadership Program Scholar, recently presented his independent service learning project at the National Association of Community Health Centers’ Community Health Institute &… Read More »
USC occupational scientist and occupational therapist Elizabeth A. Pyatak, PhD, OTR/L, has received a $450,000 NIH grant to expand her investigation of ways to help young people with diabetes more successfully adopt the self-care habits and… Read More »