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Send us your Los Angeles Marathon photos

Are you participating in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, as a runner, volunteer, or spectator? Send us a photo from race day to hscnews@usc.edu with a short description of your participation and you might see it on the HSC News website.

March 15th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researcher awarded $1.7 million to study heart regeneration

Zebrafish heart is seen with prominent coronary vessels marked by transgenic fluorescent reporters. (Image/Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien) Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien, PhD, assistant professor of surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded nearly $1.7 million, over a ... Read More »

March 15th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Hastings Center holds inaugural retreat

Nearly 50 researchers affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research gathered Feb. 24 at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino to attend the inaugural Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Retreat. The event included investigators from across the university and from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They ... Read More »

March 15th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New associate dean to address medical student stress, development

Karen Restifo, MD, JD, has been appointed associate dean for student affairs at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, according to Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School and director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, and Henri Ford, MD, MHA, vice dean for medical education at the Keck ... Read More »

March 14th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Broad Innovation Award winners aim to reduce bathroom breaks with stem cells

Having a baby can change a woman’s life in one way that she is often too embarrassed to mention. Childbirth can cause urinary incontinence, which affects up to 13 million people and incurs $16.3 billion in annual treatment costs in the United States alone. To address this common problem, this year’s winners of the Eli ... Read More »

March 14th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|