Urologic cancer research foundation closes, redistributes assets

The Butch Walts and Donald Skinner Urologic Cancer Research Foundation, which has supported cutting-edge research in the urologic cancer program of the USC Institute of Urology and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center for more than three decades, has been dissolved, with nearly $11 million in assets transferred to the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of ... Read More »

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Hack for Health event highlights high-tech ways to cope with cancer

Brian Cohn and Deanna Lam worked on an app inspired by their teammate Serha Ulkumen, who is undergoing chemotherapy. (Photo/Mike Glier) Serhan Ulkumen was contributing to a first-time USC event on cancer, but he wasn’t feeling well. The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences junior and two teammates, known as “Infusion,” ... Read More »

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Boyle Heights neighbors join HSC community health fair

Los Angeles Police Capt. Ruby Flores holds Adan Gaytan, 2, hand as he participates in a fun run during the USC civic engagement health fair, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (Photo by Gus Ruelas) Boyle Heights residents descended on Hazard Park on April 8 for a free community health fair and toddler run. The ... Read More »

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Reception at Keck Hospital of USC celebrates donated art

Katherine Keck discusses her photographs during a reception for her artwork, held April 6 at Keck Hospital. (Photo/Steve Cohn) A reception held at Keck Hospital of USC in early April celebrated original art donated by photographer Katherine Keck. The images, taken in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other cities across the globe by Keck ... Read More »

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Stem cell researcher Leonardo Morsut is at the top of his game

Prior to committing himself full time to research, Leonardo Morsut played professional volleyball. For Leonardo Morsut, PhD, the word “set” refers to a collection of scientific data. “Set” is also the prelude to spiking a volleyball over the net — something he used to do for a living as a professional athlete in ... Read More »

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|