Hematologist wins prestigious award from National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has named Kevin Kelly, MD, PhD, associate professor of clinical medicine in the Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for the Study of Blood Diseases, one of 13 recipients of the 2016 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Award (CCITA). The award recognizes and supports outstanding mid-career clinical investigators at ... Read More »

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

Steve Kay returns to lead USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience

Steve Kay, PhD, has been appointed to lead the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience and named the Provost Professor of Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Biological Sciences. Kay took a leave last year to serve as the president of The Scripps Research Institute. “We are delighted to have Steve Kay return to USC to lead ... Read More »

August 30th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Program invites children to ‘come read with me’

“Come read with me.” Those can be some of the most powerful words in the development of any child’s ability to read and write. For children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and living in bilingual homes, the “come read with me” invitation becomes even more crucial to literacy development. Deaf and hard of hearing ... Read More »

August 30th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Center for Genetic Epidemiology established at the Keck School

Building on its reputation as a major player in genome science, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established the Center for Genetic Epidemiology under the leadership of Christopher A. Haiman, ScD, professor of preventive medicine. Genetic epidemiology identifies the genetic factors that contribute to disease. The identification of such factors may be used ... Read More »

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

Meet the Faculty: Eric Chang, MD, professor on a roll

Eric Chang, MD, professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology for the Keck School of Medicine of USC and medical director of Radiation Oncology Services at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center helped pioneer the use of Gamma Knife technology to treat brain tumors nationally and helps lead the program here at Keck Medicine. ... Read More »

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