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New procedure reduces stroke risk for carotid stents

August 11th, 2017

Plaque buildup in the main artery to the brain presents a dilemma for surgeons. Surgically opening up the artery to clear the blockage is the most direct solution, but when the artery is unclamped, there ... Read More »

Innovation, technology topic of latest D-Health Lab series

August 11th, 2017

Innovation in medicine, the role of groundbreaking technology and venture capital were the subjects of an engaging and well-attended conversation between Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and ... Read More »

Holly Muir discusses experience, goals for anesthesiology department

August 11th, 2017

Holly Muir, MD, has been leading the Department of Anesthesiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC since January. She specializes in obstetric anesthesia and has published extensively on the management of childbirth pain. ... Read More »

Student group recognized nationally in family medicine

August 11th, 2017

The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC received a Program of Excellence Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), based on the group’s commitment to engaging ... Read More »

Department of Medicine faculty grow support through K-awards

August 11th, 2017

Finding ways to support early career physician-scientists has been an ongoing priority for the Keck School of Medicine of USC. One of the strongest avenues to encourage research among the faculty is through the National ... Read More »

High school student gets early start with stem cell science

August 11th, 2017

Even though Richard Lopez is still in high school, he can already tell you a thing or two about the ureteric bud, the metanephric mesenchyme and the developing kidney. More impressively, he was familiar with ... Read More »

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