Researchers hope to use MRI for stroke treatment, recovery

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in adults, affecting more than 15 million people worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers are increasingly using brain imaging to assess the damage caused by stroke and to predict Read More »

February 20th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School researcher recognized for contributions to anthropology

A Keck School of Medicine of USC professor was awarded an inaugural anthropology award by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Feb. 17.

Erik Seiffert, PhD, professor of clinical integrative anatomical sciences, was awarded the Robert W. Read More »

February 20th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to a Keck School of Medicine of USC-led study.

Researchers found that 6-year-olds born to mothers with very low vitamin D Read More »

February 15th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Do probiotics work? Answers to this and other gut-wrenching questions

Nowadays, going with your gut has a whole new meaning.

Whole Foods Market and other stores have entire aisles devoted to probiotic supplements. Kombucha, a fermented tea drink, is on tap at restaurants. Folks are bottling their own kimchi and sauerkraut.

Probiotics Read More »

February 15th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Lecture brings astrophysics to Health Sciences Campus

What is the permanence of life on earth? The question was put to the audience in a wide-ranging discussion about astrophysics and interstellar travel by S. Pete Worden, PhD, chairman of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, at the Eighth Annual Vladimir Read More »

February 14th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|