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    Wednesday, December 13, 2017
    As 2017 comes to a close, HSC News is making changes to better serve the Health Sciences Campus community. Beginning in January, HSC News will cease print publication and will be distributed as a weekly email newsletter to faculty, staff and students at the Keck School of Medicine of USC,... Read More »
      Monday, December 11, 2017
      Three premier researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, two Harvard-affiliated hospitals and Mayo Clinic have been awarded up to $70 million to build essential nationwide infrastructure that would remove a bottleneck in the development of techniques to treat Alzheimer’s disease. The new infrastructure will implement more efficient... Read More »
        Wednesday, December 6, 2017
        When a soldier sustains a traumatic eye injury on the battlefield, any delay in treatment may lead to permanent vision loss. With medical facilities potentially far away and no existing tools to prevent deterioration, medics are in a high-stakes race against the clock. A multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers... Read More »
          Monday, December 4, 2017
          The ALS Association Golden West Chapter has recognized USC Stem Cell researcher Justin Ichida, PhD, with the 2017 Essey Commitment to a Cure Award for his outstanding achievements in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The award was presented at the 2017 Champions for Care and a Cure benefit... Read More »
            Friday, December 1, 2017
            Dozens of students at Hollenbeck Middle School got their hands dirty building planter boxes, digging up fresh soil and planting a variety of fruit and vegetable seedlings in their new Teaching Garden, which was donated by Keck Medicine of USC and opened to students on Nov. 28. The American Heart... Read More »
              Friday, December 1, 2017
              Second-year medical student Andrea Bañuelos Mota has been selected as one of 30 nationwide awardees to participate in Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader Institute. This opportunity is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and awards promising students the chance to be involved in a yearlong leadership... Read More »
                Friday, December 1, 2017
                For nearly a week, Julia Fregoso experienced tooth pain so severe that she was unable to sleep, let alone eat or drink. The pain, resulting from a molar she broke last December, landed Fregoso in the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Urgent Care and Dental Trauma Center at... Read More »
                  Friday, December 1, 2017
                  Patients at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital received a very special gift recently — tiny rose stickers given by real-life princesses as the 2018 Tournament of Roses Royal Court made its annual visit to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 21. The Royal Court that visited patients, staff and... Read More »
                    Friday, December 1, 2017
                    Fen Pang, MD, recently made the journey from China to Los Angeles to spend a week with the team from the USC Institute of Urology as part of the department’s apprentice program. Pang, who hoped to advance his knowledge of robotic and laparoscopic procedures, said he chose to sign up... Read More »
                      Friday, December 1, 2017
                      A Keck School of Medicine of USC physician has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor awarded to AAAS members by their peers. David Warburton, OBE, DSc, MD, MMM, professor of pediatrics, is joined by five fellow USC scientists in this year’s... Read More »
                        Friday, December 1, 2017
                        USC Stem Cell scientist Zhongwei Li, PhD, could have gone into the family restaurant business. Instead, he’s dedicated his career to experimenting with a very different set of ingredients: kidney stem cells. “The kidney is a very important organ, and it is also a very fragile organ,” said Li, assistant... Read More »
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