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    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Dozens of Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty joined Keck School Dean Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, and Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, for a recent town hall meeting to discuss the state of the medical school, the results of the Press... Read More »
      Thursday, July 13, 2017
      Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was honored at the 2017 Los Angeles Champions of Health Awards, held June 20. The awards are presented by the National Medical Fellowships (NMF), which recognized Varma with the Innovation in Medicine Award, given to individuals and... Read More »
        Thursday, July 13, 2017
        The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study and treat illnesses ranging from osteoarthritis to Alzheimer’s disease to... Read More »
          Tuesday, July 11, 2017
          Former colleagues, friends and family gathered recently to remember Sol Bernstein, MD, Class of 1956, who died April 7. Bernstein, professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was the longest-serving medical director of Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, leading the staff there from 1974... Read More »
            Tuesday, July 11, 2017
            If he wasn’t in health care, there’s a good chance Rod Hanners would be working up in Alaska, where he spent summers as a kid visiting his father, who worked for the University of Alaska. “I wanted to live in Alaska and so was thinking about being a petroleum engineer... Read More »
              Tuesday, July 11, 2017
              Here’s another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking coffee was associated with a lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney disease for African-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Latinos... Read More »
                Monday, July 10, 2017
                What’s the cure for a broken heart? Ask Michaela Patterson, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar — fellowship trainee in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Henry Sucov, PhD, professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Patterson delivered a presentation about heart regeneration at... Read More »
                  Monday, July 10, 2017
                  Kim Staats, PhD, found her calling when a childhood neighbor was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a paralyzing and fatal neurodegenerative disease. At the time, Staats, who is now a postdoctoral scholar — research associate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees... Read More »
                    Monday, July 10, 2017
                    What happens to the stem cells in our brains as we age? Albina Ibrayeva, a PhD student from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology who works in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Michael Bonaguidi, PhD, assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at the Keck School... Read More »
                      Monday, July 10, 2017
                      Megan McCain, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has been honored with the Chonette Early Career Chair at USC Viterbi. McCain has a secondary appointment in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.... Read More »
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