Family Medicine group awarded for excellence

The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC recently received a Program of Excellence Award based on their commitment to engaging students interested in pursuing family medicine. One of only 10 schools to be awarded for overall excellence nationally, the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s FMIG was also ... Read More »

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

Researchers to present wearable technology at White House cancer event

Researchers at USC will demonstrate how using wearable technology and smartphones can improve cancer treatment at a White House event on Oct. 3. “South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action” (SXSL) is a gathering inspired by South by Southwest, the annual gathering of film, interactive media and conferences in ... Read More »

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

USC trustee’s $20 million gift to support cancer research, innovations

USC Trustee Marc Benioff ’86 and his wife, Lynne, have given $20 million toward construction of the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC, a new center in Los Angeles that will combine interdisciplinary research with the holistic prevention and treatment of cancer. In recognition of the gift, the lobby of the Ellison ... Read More »

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

Visions and Voices event addresses compassion, communication

The USC Visions and Voices series, co-sponsored by the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Program in Medical Humanities, Arts, and Ethics, came to the Health Sciences Campus recently to present the critically acclaimed “Two Men Talking,” a thought-provoking spoken-word performance piece about compassion, communication and listening. “Two Men Talking” was written and presented by ... Read More »

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

Study shows there’s hope for reversing stroke-induced long-term disability

Permanent brain damage from a stroke may be reversible thanks to a developing therapeutic technique, a new study has found. The novel approach combines transplanted human stem cells with a special protein that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration already approved for clinical studies in new stroke patients. “This USC-led animal study could pave the ... Read More »

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