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One-size treatment for blood cancer probably doesn’t fit all, USC researchers say

November 22nd, 2017

Though African-American men are three times more likely to be diagnosed with a blood cancer called multiple myeloma, most scientific research on the disease has been based on people of European descent, according to a ... Read More »

Study: IUDs may protect against cervical cancer

November 17th, 2017

Considered a safe and highly effective contraception method, intrauterine devices (IUDs) also may be quietly offering protection against the third-most common cancer for women worldwide. A new study from the Keck School of Medicine of ... Read More »

USC’s Michelson Hall, new center for convergent bioscience, makes its debut

November 17th, 2017

In the near future, USC researchers might be talking about medical breakthroughs made while chatting with engineers in line for an espresso at Michelson Hall — noting the ideas on a nearby touchscreen and saving ... Read More »

Zika surprise: African strain can do more damage than Asian strain

November 17th, 2017

The Zika virus has spread to 44 countries, with thousands infected and thousands of babies born with microcephaly, a rare complication that causes small heads. Although research dollars are being poured into understanding the virus, ... Read More »

Exercise, mindfulness can improve quality of life for cancer survivors

November 17th, 2017

Two USC researchers are using exercise and the practice of mindfulness to improve quality of life for cancer survivors. Mindfulness practice is a type of health education program meant to help patients alleviate suffering due ... Read More »

Innovators earn prizes at 11th annual USC Stevens Student Showcase

November 17th, 2017

Over the last decade, the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase has handed out nearly $150,000 in USC-sponsored awards. Winning teams in the student business competition have used the funding — and the experience of participating ... Read More »

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