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    Monday, July 10, 2017
    Older adults with elevated levels of brain-clogging plaques — but otherwise normal cognition — experience faster mental decline suggestive of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC that looked at 10 years of data. Just about all researchers see amyloid plaques... Read More »
      Monday, July 10, 2017
      Get regular checkups, keep in touch with your doctor and be aware of opportunities in biotech. Those are doctor’s orders from René Sotelo, MD, professor of clinical urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, who spoke with community members and families during a health fair June 17 at... Read More »
        Monday, July 10, 2017
        At the 2017 American Urologic Association Annual Meeting on May 13, Boston Scientific awarded Stuart Boyd, MD, professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the F. Brantley Scott Award of Excellence. This is a lifetime achievement award for the practice of reconstructive urology. F. Brantley Scott... Read More »
          Monday, July 10, 2017
          New research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC shows new promise in the fight against one of the most lethal forms of cancer. Studies in mice with a mutation present in 90 percent of pancreatic cancer patients (the KRAS mutation) indicate that expressing only half the amount of... Read More »
            Monday, July 10, 2017
            Rod Hanners, chief operating officer of Keck Medicine of USC and CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC, recently joined several top health system executives to discuss the future of health care facilities at Bisnow’s National Healthcare Expansion and Innovation Series. The event brought together leaders from the fields of... Read More »
              Monday, July 10, 2017
              The American Statistical Association named Kiros Berhane, PhD, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, among its 62 fellows in 2017, recognizing his biostatistics research, teaching and service to the scientific community at USC and in Africa.   An honor bestowed upon few In the... Read More »
                Monday, July 10, 2017
                The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively recruiting for a clinical trial that is researching the effectiveness of a breath test for breast cancer diagnostics. The BreathLink™ device, manufactured by Menssana Research, Inc., captures a two-minute sample of a patient’s breath and provides immediate results on whether there are... Read More »
                  Monday, July 10, 2017
                  Two promising cancer research projects led by investigators at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center recently received generous funding from the Tower Cancer Research Foundation. Tower Cancer Research awarded five-year, $500,000 grants to both Michael Press, MD, PhD, professor of pathology at... Read More »
                    Friday, July 7, 2017
                    The USC Institute of Urology at Keck Medicine of USC is pioneering a new treatment option for men with intermediate risk prostate cancer that is minimally invasive, requires no radiation and entails minimal recovery time. The procedure uses targeted high-intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU to noninvasively target and kill cancer... Read More »
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