Neighbors get a helping hand with school supplies

Thousands of families from neighboring schools received back-to-school supplies at the USC Health Sciences Campus on Aug. 26. Students from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the USC School of Pharmacy and the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC helped distribute the items and shared their pathway into the science and medical fields. ... Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Back to School, Keck Net Intranet|

Recruitment begins for study exploring impact of culture, genetics on Hispanics with MS

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is actively recruiting Hispanics with multiple sclerosis (MS) to participate in a study examining the impact of genetics, acculturation and cultural perceptions on disease severity. “Very little is known about MS within the Hispanic population, and less than one percent of MS studies address minorities,” said neurologist and lead investigator ... Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study corrects the record on the relative risk of Alzheimer’s between men and women

 White women whose genetic makeup puts them at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease are more likely than white men to develop the disease during a critical 10-year span in their lives, according to a study headed by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers. The findings from one of the world’s largest big-data studies on ... Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Good Neighbors announces new group of grantees

USC Fit Families is among the dozens of programs that benefit from the Good Neighbors Campaign. More than 50 community groups have cause to celebrate, as the USC Good Neighbors team has announced the latest recipients for the annual grant program. USC Good Neighbors provides funding for a variety of groups that strive ... Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Flu vaccine available at Keck Medicine

With flu season approaching, the Keck Medicine of USC community is being reminded that flu vaccinations are an important step toward protecting patients and colleagues. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that, in serious cases, can result in hospitalization or death. An annual flu vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu, said ... Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|