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    Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is looking to some deep sea dwellers to create a better way to develop cancer-fighting therapies. Harnessing the power of the enzymes that give these marine animals the ability to glow, the team created a test that makes... Read More »
      Tuesday, January 9, 2018
      Outcomes for children and older adults with cancer have improved greatly over the past three decades, but there’s been little improvement in survival among adolescents and young adults with cancer. That’s the finding of a Keck School of Medicine of USC report showing how overlooked this “middle-child” group is. But... Read More »
        Tuesday, January 9, 2018
        Diana Hyde knew she didn’t want amputation. But that’s all anyone was offering her. Hyde had been active all her life. She had been riding, training and raising horses since childhood and enjoyed camping and trail riding for weeks at a time. It was on her favorite annual camping trip... Read More »
          Thursday, January 4, 2018
          Hugo R. Rosen, MD, has been recruited to serve as the chair of the Department of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective May 1. Rosen joins the Keck School from the University of Colorado, where he has been the head of the division of gastroenterology and... Read More »
            Tuesday, December 19, 2017
            University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) honored three scientific and business leaders at its gala dinner on Dec. 8. This group included Edward D. Crandall, PhD, MD, Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Chair of Medicine and Hastings Professor, as well as USC Trustee Robert A. Bradway, chairman and CEO, Amgen, and J.... Read More »
              Friday, December 15, 2017
              Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty and staff gathered Dec. 8 at Pappas Quad to celebrate the season during the Holiday Breakfast. Interim Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, greeted revelers, who enjoyed a variety of breakfast foods and pastries. Attendees were encouraged to wear holiday sweaters, with Jennifer Oloteo, assistant... Read More »
                Friday, December 15, 2017
                Raymond Hall was told he had three months to live. That was more than 17 years ago. Hall is a Vietnam-era Marine veteran. After he developed heart problems related to his service, he underwent years of treatments with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “They tried everything,” Hall said.... Read More »
                  Friday, December 15, 2017
                  Professor Emeritus Thomas V. Berne, MD, a respected and beloved member of the Keck Medicine of USC family who had multigenerational ties to the campus, died Oct. 27. He was 81. Berne was a lifelong member of the USC community. His father, Clarence J. Berne, MD, was chair of the... Read More »
                    Friday, December 15, 2017
                    The first new outpatient clinical space on the USC Health Sciences Campus in more than a decade is slated to open in January. Norris Healthcare Center (HC3) will house the following departments and services: urology, an infusion center, women’s specialty care, breast imaging, transplant and an outpatient surgery center. HC3... Read More »
                      Friday, December 15, 2017
                      Caitlin Mahaffey, associate director of career advising at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently received an award from the Association of American Medical Colleges for the outstanding work she performs as an adviser to the students at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The award, dubbed the... Read More »
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