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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 Read More »

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

Neurogeneticists harness immune cells to clear Alzheimer’s-related plaques

New research from scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC shows that the body’s immune system may be able to clear the brain of the toxic plaque buildup that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, reversing memory loss Read More »

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

USC donation brings upgrades to neighborhood park

More than 200 community members gathered to celebrate a $1 million gift from USC that will fund improvements to the Hazard Recreation Center near the university’s Health Sciences Campus.

Martha Escutia, JD, vice president for USC Government Relations, presented a ceremonial Read More »

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

Goldkorn receives Outstanding Investigator Award

Amir Goldkorn, MD, recently spoke about his research into biomarkers related to prostate cancer during the Western Regional meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR).

Goldkorn, an assistant professor of medicine in genitourinary oncology at the Keck School of Read More »

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

Lung cancer screening is now covered by Medicare

Keck Medicine of USC applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) decision to provide coverage of annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening for patients ages 55 to 77 years with at least a 30 pack-year smoking history.

“Today signals a Read More »

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