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    Friday, September 8, 2017
     White women whose genetic makeup puts them at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease are more likely than white men to develop the disease during a critical 10-year span in their lives, according to a study headed by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers. The findings from one of the... Read More »
      Friday, September 8, 2017
      [caption id="attachment_7503" align="alignright" width="407"] USC Fit Families is among the dozens of programs that benefit from the Good Neighbors Campaign.[/caption] More than 50 community groups have cause to celebrate, as the USC Good Neighbors team has announced the latest recipients for the annual grant program. USC Good Neighbors provides funding... Read More »
        Friday, September 8, 2017
        With flu season approaching, the Keck Medicine of USC community is being reminded that flu vaccinations are an important step toward protecting patients and colleagues. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that, in serious cases, can result in hospitalization or death. An annual flu vaccination is the best way... Read More »
          Friday, September 8, 2017
          Cancer metastasis remains a major treatment challenge and a main cause of morbidity and mortality. A widely accepted explanation for this process is called “the seed and soil” hypothesis, which recognizes the need for the cancer cell, or “seed,” to travel to a hospitable environment, or “soil.” To understand metastasis,... Read More »
            Friday, September 8, 2017
            Every 20 seconds, someone in the world loses a limb to diabetes. David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, is working to change that. Armstrong, professor of clinical surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, joined the faculty in August. He is an internationally lauded diabetic wound-care expert, the... Read More »
              Wednesday, August 30, 2017
              Keck Medicine of USC held a celebration recently to honor the enterprise's International Medicine program. Attendees to the Aug. 23 event in Beverly Hills included René Sotelo, MD, professor of clinical urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and medical director of international medicine at Keck Medicine; Rohit... Read More »
                Tuesday, August 29, 2017
                Taking the first steps in their journey to become Doctors of Pharmacy, the 192 members of the Class of 2021 entered the annual USC School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on the Harry and Celesta Pappas Quad on Aug. 18. Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, welcomed the first-year pharmacy students,... Read More »
                  Tuesday, August 29, 2017
                  The University Park Campus community celebrated the official opening of USC Village, a massive development at the corner of Hoover Street and Jefferson Boulevard. The Aug. 17 event included the unveiling of a 20-foot-tall bronze statue of Hecuba, Queen of Troy. “This project has been a labor of love for... Read More »
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