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New leader takes the helm of Trojan occupational science and occupational therapy

Grace Baranek, PhD, is the newly appointed associate dean and chair of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She had previously been at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was associate chair for research in UNC’s Department of Allied Health Sciences and professor in their Division of ... Read More »

April 26th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

$6.9 million NIH award will promote lung cell regeneration research

Zea Borok, MD, professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and director of the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, will be tackling ambitious research on lung cell regeneration, thanks to a multimillion grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ... Read More »

April 25th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Doctors perform the first robotic surgery to remove kidney cancer extending into the heart

A surgical team at Keck Medicine of USC pushed the boundaries of clinical care by performing the first-ever robotic, minimally invasive surgical removal of a stage IV tumor thrombus — the removal of a kidney cancer tumor that extends into the heart. The nearly 10-hour procedure required painstaking precision from three renowned surgeons, a critical care ... Read More »

April 25th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC presents Rick Caruso with its most distinguished alumni honor

USC honored Trustee Rick J. Caruso, ’80, with its most distinguished alumni honor, the Asa V. Call Award, at its 83rd annual Alumni Awards on April 22. The Asa V. Call Award is given to an alumnus who has shown exceptional commitment to the university and the community by generously giving their time, energy and ... Read More »

April 25th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Student innovators sought for annual showcase competition

USC students with a startup idea or invention are eligible to enter the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase business competition and win thousands of dollars in funding. The USC Stevens Center for Innovation currently is seeking applications from undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines to compete in the 11th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator ... Read More »

April 25th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|