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KSOM catapults into Top 10 in NIH funding of otolaryngology research

The Keck School of Medicine of USC climbed 30 spots in two years to join the country’s 10 highest funded medical schools by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 2014 otolaryngology research, according to an independent analysis by the non-profit Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. John K. Niparko In 2014, the ... Read More »

February 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck stem cell researchers garner $4.3 million in funding

Three scientists from Keck Medicine of USC have won grants exceeding $4.3 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that includes creating a temporary liver for transplant patients, finding novel ways to treat immune disorders and blood diseases, and developing a new animal model for exploring diseases such as heart failure, ... Read More »

February 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Eissman Foundation teaches food as medicine in Carley’s Carb-less Kitchen

When Carley Eissman started dietary therapy to manage epileptic seizures, her goal was simple — play basketball. She did not know that it would change her life or the lives of the many people who now receive dietary support and education in Carley’s memory. After Carley’s 2011 death at age 19 in an accident related ... Read More »

February 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

President Nikias addresses health sciences faculty

Stressing the importance of delivering quality education to the next generation of students and the important role of the nation’s top research institutions, USC  President C.L. Max Nikias delivered his 5th annual address to health sciences faculty members on Feb. 17 in Aresty Auditorium at USC Norris. “Faculty and students determine our success,” Nikias said ... Read More »

February 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Segil uses stem cells to seek treatments for hearing loss

During most of his 20s, Neil Segil, PhD, couldn’t imagine pursuing a career in science and being a professor. Now he’s doing both — as a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell and a professor of research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in two departments: Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, and Otolaryngology-Head ... Read More »

February 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|