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    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    Epilepsies, a group of disorders known to vary greatly in their causes and symptoms, share key structural foundations in the brain, according to a new big data neuroimaging collaboration involving researchers from the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI) at the Keck School of Medicine of... Read More »
      Tuesday, January 23, 2018
      Brad Spellberg, MD, professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and associate dean for clinical affairs at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, was recently featured in the Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves the World,” which shot on the Health Sciences Campus in the... Read More »
        Monday, January 22, 2018
        When Carla Sanchez started working out as part of a study on exercise’s impact on women who survived breast cancer, she was surprised at how vigorous it was. “I’m 65, so I’m not exactly a young kid,” Sanchez said. “When I was younger, women didn’t necessarily lift weights.” Though she... Read More »
          Thursday, January 18, 2018
          Scientists in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump, PhD, have revealed how key genes guide the development of the jaw in zebrafish. These findings may offer clues for understanding craniofacial anomalies in human patients, who sometimes carry a mutation in equivalent genes. In the study published in Developmental... Read More »
            Thursday, January 18, 2018
            Faculty, staff, students and patients are seeing a new presence on the Health Sciences Campus this year with the arrival of the Security Ambassadors. A prominent task force at the University Park Campus, the “yellow jackets,” as they are affectionately known due to their distinctive red and yellow uniforms, are... Read More »
              Wednesday, January 17, 2018
              Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows that approach diverts attention from the main sources of prescription painkillers. Overall opioid prescribing skyrocketed 471 percent from 1996 to 2012, according to the study... Read More »
                Wednesday, January 17, 2018
                The Mediterranean diet has become synonymous with healthy eating, but there’s one thing in it that stands out: the wine glass. Although drinking excessively will essentially kill any benefits of alcohol, mild to moderate drinking is shown to have overall health benefits, according to a 2017 study published in the... Read More »
                  Wednesday, January 17, 2018
                  Paul Beringer, PharmD, has been appointed chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy, effective Dec. 1, 2017. He has served as interim chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy since Feb. 15. As a practitioner, scholar, educator and researcher, Beringer brings robust experience to the position.... Read More »
                    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
                    After becoming a patient at Keck Hospital of USC and undergoing a life-saving surgery, a Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty member was inspired to create an award honoring those in the health care field who practice compassionate care. Three years ago, Etan Chaim Milgrom, MD, MS, clinical professor... Read More »
                      Thursday, January 11, 2018
                      Lisa Hansen stepped among the steel girders, watching proudly as the building around her slowly took shape. Her family has been a leading force behind many of the facilities at the USC Health Sciences Campus, like the one she was walking through that day. But as a hardhat-wearing Hansen made... Read More »
                        Thursday, January 11, 2018
                        Keck Medicine of USC is significantly expanding its patient care services and health care facilities with the opening of the new Norris Healthcare Center (HC3), a seven-story, 116,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility on the Health Sciences Campus. Representing the fourth outpatient facility built adjacent to Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris... Read More »
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