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Farewell to print: New format coming for HSC News

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 Read More »

December 13th, 2017|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

USC and others team up to streamline Alzheimer’s research

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 Read More »

December 11th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

A new portable gel that could save an injured eye

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 Read More »

December 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New Teaching Garden brings healthy fun to Hollenbeck Middle School students

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 Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Medical student tapped for family medicine leadership program

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 Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|