Cancer survivors celebrate health, hope at Festival of Life

Hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family members gathered June 3 for the 27th Annual Festival of Life, a yearly celebration of health and hope at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and held on the Health Sciences Campus. The event, led by Art Ulene, MD, USC Norris Ambassador, included remarks by physician speaker ... Read More »

June 16th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Science without borders is needed to solve the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease

Sixteen of the world’s top Alzheimer’s disease researchers shared their unpublished research at a symposium designed to fast track prevention, treatment and a cure for the debilitating disease that affects 1 in 3 seniors. Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and director of the USC Gayle and Edward ... Read More »

June 16th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Chief strategy officer speaks at Women in Business luncheon

On May 18, Pasadena Magazine partnered with Keck Medicine of USC and BMW of Monrovia to host the biannual “Women in Business Luncheon.” Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHSA, chief strategy officer of Keck Medicine, opened the luncheon and welcomed guests including best-selling author Lian Dolan; Kristen Miller, head of content innovation at KPCC; and Jill Dickerson, senior ... Read More »

June 16th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Author discusses injury, recovery in speaker series

Author Samantha Dunn sat down with Sunita Puri, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and medical director for palliative care at Keck Medical Center of USC, to discuss Dunn’s memoir Not by Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life, which chronicles the author’s sudden, catastrophic injury and subsequent recovery. ... Read More »

June 16th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Lieberman receives $2.2 million NIH grant to fund research on healing difficult bone injuries

Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chair and professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research gene therapy to enhance repair of extensive bone injuries. Examples of these types ... Read More »

June 16th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|