Russian participation in ENIGMA hailed at Moscow Science Week

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers traveled to Russia recently to participate in Moscow Science Week as part of an effort to increase participation in ENIGMA, an international, collaborative study of the brain. Paul Thompson, PhD, Keck School of Medicine of USC professor and principal investigator and co-founder of the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics ... Read More »

January 31st, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School second-year student goes the extra 26.2 miles to help patients

Jeremiah Wang was looking at a glucose strip in a crowded, makeshift clinic in Mexico when he knew he had made the right decision to become a doctor. The then-first year student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC was a volunteer with Healing Hearts Across Borders (HHAB), a nonprofit organization that brings dozens ... Read More »

January 29th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Author talks severed heads, cryogenics at Visions and Voices event

Guillotines, Mary Shelley and the likelihood of resurrecting David Bowie were hot topics on the Health Sciences Campus recently as award-winning author John Corey Whaley discussed his recent novel Noggin, a finalist for the National Book Award. More than 50 people attended the Jan. 25 Visions and Voices event, held at Aresty Auditorium on the ... Read More »

January 29th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researchers to study long-term health effects of Porter Ranch gas leak

A massive methane leak in a Los Angeles County community will have long-term health consequences that USC researchers said they intend to study. More than 87,500 metric tons of methane have leaked from a natural gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. Ed Avol, MS, professor of clinical medicine in ... Read More »

January 28th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Hawaiian teenagers to run LA Marathon for USC Norris program

The beautiful and remote Big Island of Hawaii is the home of five young, dedicated athletes, but on Feb. 14 the teenagers will be in the big city running the Los Angeles Marathon in support of Team Concern, a group that raises money for the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at USC. The ... Read More »

January 28th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|