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Family of Keck Medicine patient donates $1.5 million for Parkinson’s research

One of her father’s many fine qualities was that he had a great eye for people, explained Bertha Gonzalez. And although he chose Giselle Petzinger, MD, to be his physician because of her top reputation, he came to admire her professionalism with patients and respect the contributions she hoped to make to the understanding of ... Read More »

February 9th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Medical students hear from Dean Puliafito

During a lunchtime talk, Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, speaks about his career and offers advice to medical students. The Jan. 28 event was sponsored by the Student Ophthalmology Interest Group of the Keck School. Ophthalmology SIG President Alex Solomon, seated at left in front row above, introduced ... Read More »

February 6th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New book explores current state of regenerative medicine

From offering new cancer-fighting options to re-growing damaged organs and nerves, regenerative techniques have a use in nearly every area of medicine. These diverse applications are explored in the new book, “Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine,” edited by David Warburton, MD, director of developmental biology and regenerative medicine at the Saban Research Institute ... Read More »

February 3rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Hearst Foundations establish stem cell fellowships

It takes more than materials and methods to be a successful young scientist — it also takes means. With this in mind, the Hearst Foundations have given a gift of $250,000 to support exceptional junior postdoctoral fellows pursuing stem cell research at USC. “Being able to support the stem cell fellows at USC is a ... Read More »

February 3rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

HSC expansion is underway

The ground is moving. The rumble of construction trucks signals that work is underway on a series of projects across the Health Science Campus aimed at increasing parking and expanding medical services. Construction began in January on the USC Norris Healthcare Center (HC3) near the corner of Alcazar and San Pablo streets. The building will ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|