Top surgeon from Latin America joins USC Institute of Urology

The newest addition to the urology staff at Keck Medicine of USC will fit right in working in a city noted for its celebrities — he’s been doing surgeries on high-profile patients in Latin America for years. One of his final cases before arriving in Los Angeles, in fact, was a successful prostate cancer surgery ... Read More »

October 28th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Breast, ovarian cancer risk may have association with sense of smell

The association between menstrual cycle activity and breast and ovarian cancer risk may have an unexpected intermediary – odors. Keck Medicine of USC researchers have discovered for the first time that the estrous cycle (the equivalent of the human menstrual cycle) was more readily stimulated by scent in mice that had been genetically altered to ... Read More »

October 26th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Art opening continues series that features work by cancer survivors

Artist and cancer survivor Erna Braun spoke Oct. 14 to mark the opening of an exhibit of her paintings in the Jennifer Diamond Cancer Resource Library at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Braun’s show is the sixth in a rotating exhibit titled The Survivor Art Series. Braun credited her “wonderful, supportive family” in helping her ... Read More »

October 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Gift from dentistry professors endows clinic for special patients

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry has received a financial boost — and a new name for its Special Patients Clinic — thanks to a donation from Roseann Mulligan and Glenn Clark. The official announcement was made on Oct. 13 to a crowd of Ostrow faculty, staff and alumni celebrating the clinic’s 30th anniversary at ... Read More »

October 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Grant to fund tissue regeneration center

Tissue regeneration is getting a boost from a $2 million grant divided among 10 research centers and universities, including the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research has directed the research community to devise interdisciplinary groups to help bring to market safe and effective clinical strategies for ... Read More »

October 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|