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    Monday, June 26, 2017
    A transformative report published May 22 by a United Nations-backed group will set the health and human rights agenda for women, children and adolescents over the next decade. Calling for bold leadership and action to realize rights “to health and through health,” the report was endorsed as a blueprint for action by... Read More »
      Monday, June 26, 2017
      Can a fish with a malformed jaw tell us something about hearing loss in mice and humans? The answer is yes, according to a new publication in Scientific Reports. In a twist of evolution, the structures supporting the jaws of ancestral fish gave rise to three tiny bones in the... Read More »
        Monday, June 26, 2017
        Vaughn A. Starnes, MD, Distinguished Professor and chair of surgery, and H. Russell Smith Foundation Chair for Stem Cell and Cardiovascular Thoracic Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has appointed Craig J. Baker, MD, professor of clinical surgery (educational scholar), to the position of chief of the... Read More »
          Monday, June 19, 2017
          Researchers have determined that the fossils of an extinct species from the Triassic Period are the long-missing link that connects Kermit the Frog’s amphibian brethren to wormlike creatures with a backbone and two rows of sharp teeth. Named Chinlestegophis jenkinsi, the newfound fossil is the oldest relative of the most... Read More »
            Friday, June 16, 2017
            Hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family members gathered June 3 for the 27th Annual Festival of Life, a yearly celebration of health and hope at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and held on the Health Sciences Campus. The event, led by Art Ulene, MD, USC Norris Ambassador,... Read More »
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