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    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Employees and visitors to the Health Sciences Campus are advised of new and ongoing construction detours and closures. The Trojan Way driveway — the entrance road to the South San Pablo Parking Structure off of San Pablo Street — will be closed for construction from Oct. 18 to Nov. 23.... Read More »
      Tuesday, October 10, 2017
      Picture a pair of tiny violin bows, each no longer than a thumbnail clipping, lodged horizontally in your windpipe. Halfway between the chin and collarbone, they dance and vibrate at your command. For higher pitches, they stretch thin. For lower tones, they shorten. Meet your vocal cords. Because they’re hidden... Read More »
        Friday, October 6, 2017
        Individually, the Science, Technology and Research (STAR) and Engineering for Health Academy (EHA) programs have long opened pathways for high school students — particularly underrepresented minorities — to pursue careers in life sciences, biomedical engineering and biotechnology. Now, Daryl Davies, PhD, professor of clinical pharmacy and director of undergraduate education... Read More »
          Friday, October 6, 2017
          Biomedical researchers have increasingly prioritized large-scale health studies of minority populations in recent years, but datasets often remain limited and inconclusive. While Latinos account for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population, a recent review estimated that only 3 percent of Alzheimer’s disease studies include Latinos in their analyses. To help... Read More »
            Friday, October 6, 2017
            When he walks into a patient’s room either at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the USC Norris Cancer Hospital or Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, Zachary Steel arrives wearing a red nose and usually carrying his trusty ukulele. But since he is a working medical clown, the one item... Read More »
              Friday, October 6, 2017
              The Keck School of Medicine of USC has a number of new initiatives that are creating a more streamlined and user-friendly environment to help faculty members succeed in managing their clinical research, often a time-consuming and complicated undertaking. The USC Clinical Trials Office (CTO) handles administrative aspects of industry-funded clinical... Read More »
                Friday, October 6, 2017
                The Molecular Imaging Center (MIC) on the Health Sciences Campus has been helping to advance faculty research by providing in vivo imaging technology for nearly three decades. What started as a small animal imaging core has evolved into a multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art imaging center with multimodal capabilities. “The opening of the... Read More »
                  Friday, October 6, 2017
                  Camara Jones, MD, PhD, MPH, spoke to an audience that overflowed to two auditoriums recently about how race, social status and discrimination factor in to health equity, and what medical professionals can do to improve race-associated differences in health outcomes. The lecture, which took place Sept. 18, was the first... Read More »

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