New course follows human development from stem cells to sternum

What don’t we know about human development and how it can go wrong? By focusing on these questions, a new two-unit fall course is allowing USC undergraduates to go beyond standard developmental biology coursework. In MEDS 335 — Human Development: From Stem to Sternum — students will learn about the development and function of human ... Read More »

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

Research center seeks to untangle causes of childhood obesity in urban minority populations

USC has been awarded a federally funded research center to explore why childhood obesity affects some populations more than others. The Maternal and Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Center will study pregnant women and their infants over time in low-income, urban minority communities in Los Angeles that have both high obesity rates ... Read More »

August 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Faculty teaching awards

As the new academic year gets underway, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has announced its annual winners in various teaching and mentoring categories: Year I Faculty Awards: Raquel Arias, MD, MPH, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Thomas McNeill, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology; Frank Sinatra, MD, Pediatrics; Henry Sucov, PhD, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine; Ruth ... Read More »

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

USC Stem Cell selects inaugural Broad Clinical Research Fellows

This year, the Broad Clinical Research Fellowships are enabling physician investigators to explore stem cell-based approaches related to four very different medical conditions: breast cancer, kidney disease, deafness and short bowel syndrome. Each one-year fellowship provides $65,000 of salary support, $7,500 of supplies and a $1,500 meeting allowance to support full-time research related to stem ... Read More »

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

USC Stem Cell requests applications for new awards and fellowships

USC Stem Cell is requesting research proposals from principal investigators and senior postdoctoral scientists for three new awards and fellowships totaling $600,000. A gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has established the Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Awards in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at USC. Two awards totaling $120,000 each will be ... Read More »

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