East L.A. biotech park could create ‘explosion of employment’

The competition for biotech investment is escalating, and USC President C. L. Max Nikias, PhD, wants to make sure Los Angeles emerges a winner. “Los Angeles finds itself falling behind in the race for the future of this increasingly important industry,” Nikias said at the June 8 Business of Biotech event that brought together community, ... Read More »

June 29th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Choi Award winner is smiling ‘face’ of Keck Hospital

Service with a smile is more than a statement to Jane Bateman, it’s a way of life. Bateman’s compassion and dedication to her job as a concierge at Keck Medicine of USC has garnered her one of the prestigious USC Choi Family Awards for Excellence in Patient-Centered Care. The awards recognize health care professionals who ... Read More »

June 29th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

The faculty job search just got easier, thanks to two USC Stem Cell postdocs

“I think we’re all here for the same reason,” said Michaela Patterson, PhD, a postdoc in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. “We’re considering applying for faculty jobs, and we’re at a loss for where to start.” To prepare themselves for the rigors of the application ... Read More »

June 29th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Trauma survivors visit with caregivers at annual reunion

The walls are covered with brilliantly colored balloon sculptures. There is a bubble machine and a face-painting booth. Two golden retrievers named Fergus and Casper happily accept pats. It’s not the image most people have when they think of a trauma center. The Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center Trauma Survivors Reunion started a ... Read More »

June 27th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Best in the West: CHLA named No. 1 in California, No. 6 in U.S.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), an affiliate of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is the top-ranked pediatric hospital in California again, based on the latest rankings announced by U.S. News & World Report. CHLA was also named to the publication’s Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals, a designation bestowed on elite pediatric academic ... Read More »

June 27th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|