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    Friday, March 3, 2017
    Abnormality with special cells that wrap around blood vessels in the brain leads to neuron deterioration, possibly affecting the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a USC-led study reveals. “Gatekeeper cells” called pericytes surround blood vessels, contracting and dilating to control blood flow to active parts of the brain. “Pericyte degeneration may... Read More »
      Friday, March 3, 2017
      On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Health Sciences Campus community was treated to a special recital by internationally acclaimed concert pianist Zora Mihailovich, who currently is serving as artist-in-residence at the University of Rochester. The performance, sponsored by the Provost’s office and organized under the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s... Read More »
        Thursday, March 2, 2017
        The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved the addition of another permanent resident at the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, the first resident to be added to the ophthalmology program since 1985. This brings the program to 21 total ophthalmology residents per training cycle, making it... Read More »
          Thursday, March 2, 2017
          Visual and performance artist Siobhan Hebron has drawn on her battle with brain cancer as the focus of her work for the past several years. Hebron’s work now is on display in the Hoyt Gallery, located on the basement level of the Keith Administration Building. Hebron, 27, says her illness... Read More »
            Wednesday, March 1, 2017
            As scientists begin to find their political voices, three former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency insiders on Wednesday said the Trump administration should not sacrifice environmental quality and the health of the American people “for a coterie of special-interest stakeholders.” Their opinion piece was published March 1 in the New England... Read More »
              Wednesday, March 1, 2017
              With the fate of the Affordable Care Act hanging in the balance, students met with California legislators and attended a health care reform conference in February as part of a public health policy class offered by the Keck School of Medicine of USC. A group of 18 USC Master of... Read More »
                Wednesday, March 1, 2017
                Jason Kutch, PhD, assistant professor in the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further his research on chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) in men. CP/CPPS is a poorly understood pain disorder that affects... Read More »
                  Wednesday, March 1, 2017
                  Faculty and staff from the Keck School of Medicine of USC gathered recently to welcome and pay tribute to the current and previous chairs of the Department of Anesthesiology. Holly Muir, MD, has been serving as chair since Jan. 1, succeeding Philip Lumb, MB, BS, MCCM, professor of anesthesiology, who... Read More »
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