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Mosqueda urges purpose, engagement at Older Adult Summit

In the battle to change the public’s perception of aging, Laura Mosqueda, MD, is a strong advocate for toppling some common myths about aging: that older adults are frail, sickly and withdrawn.

“Ageism is really pervasive in our society but when Read More »

April 10th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Practice drill preps campus for major disaster scenario

More than 200 volunteers participated in a Keck Medicine of USC emergency preparedness event in preparation of a major disaster.

“We hope it never comes,” said Robert Vance III, safety and emergency management officer at Keck Medicine of USC, “but when it does, we want to Read More »

April 9th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Why I Choose USC: Kristian Carlson, associate professor of clinical integrative anatomical sciences

Some students are surprised to learn that their gross anatomy professor is a paleontologist — that’s a scientist who studies fossils, right? My research is actually focused on the origins and evolution of humans today, during the period from about Read More »

April 9th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researcher makes strides in gel to regrow tooth enamel

Around the globe, dental cavities are the leading source of disability and pain: they affect 35 percent of the world’s population, with an economic impact in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Still, the methods for treating cavities generally involve Read More »

April 9th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

At USC’s Junior Faculty Mini-Symposium, stem cell scientists build to understand

When physicist Richard Feynman died in 1988, he left a message scrawled across his chalkboard: “What I cannot create, I do not understand.” Twenty years later, scientists in a very different field repeatedly invoked his words at the Junior Faculty Read More »

April 6th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|