Stem cell event spotlights next generation

Obesity, narcolepsy, leukemia and muscle injuries have at least one thing in common — they are engaging the next generation of top stem cell scientists. Five of these scientists presented their research March 3 at the Junior Faculty Candidate Mini-Symposium hosted by USC’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine: Hao Yuan Kueh, PhD, ... Read More »

March 31st, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School celebrates annual Match Day

Medical students Lynn Ngai and Phil Wu, who met as first year students and are planning to marry after graduation, hug in celebration of their successful match together at Stanford. At 8:55 a.m., fourth-year medical students and engaged couple Lynn Ngai and Phil Wu held hands and their breaths — hoping ... Read More »

March 27th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School PA Program makes US News & World Report Top 20

The Keck School of Medicine of USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program has risen 50 spots since 2011 and is now ranked 20th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 "Best Graduate Schools” rankings. “This honor demonstrates the commitment that our program has received from USC, the Keck School of Medicine and the Department of ... Read More »

March 27th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

250 volunteers from USC offer medical care at L.A. Marathon

Amid a heat wave, 250 volunteers from the Keck School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine and other Keck of USC staff offered aid to runners in the annual L.A. Marathon on March 15. Allison Sarff Luu, MD, assists an ailing runner. Officials said about 2,000 people were treated by medical personnel along ... Read More »

March 27th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Samet receives career award from American Cancer Society

Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Flora L. Thornton Chair in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of USC, has dedicated his career to the issue of tobacco use and regulation. That dedication has now been recognized on the world stage. Samet, who is also the director of ... Read More »

March 27th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|