Broad Clinical Research Fellows strive to regenerate lymph nodes, liver and kidney

The lymph nodes, liver and kidney are not passive filters for toxins, but complex organ systems that perform an astonishing array of critical functions. To help patients who have suffered damage to these organ systems, this year’s Broad Clinical Research Fellows are pioneering new regenerative strategies. As a clinical instructor of medicine (fellow) at the ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Patients, caregivers hear about advances in brain tumor treatments

The Keck School of Medicine of USC recently hosted a symposium for the American Brain Tumor Association, called Partners in Treatment and Care, that was attended by dozens of patients, family members and caregivers from the Los Angeles area. The June 10 symposium offered attendees the opportunity to hear from Keck School faculty members about ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Incoming USC physical therapy student beats the odds, overcoming homelessness to pursue better life

From the age of 6, Mich Hamlin remembers being homeless. In fact, he doesn’t ever remember not living on the streets of Southern California with his parents and two brothers. To Hamlin — now 24 and about to enter USC’s physical therapy program this fall — it was a normal existence. “I guess I was ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Nationally recognized USC researcher to lead smoking cessation initiative

Adam Leventhal, PhD, associate professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, will lead a grant-funded effort to maximize smoking cessation resources at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Leventhal has been awarded more than $8 million in grants as principal investigator from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies. In January, ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Volunteers share stroke information at annual women’s conference

On June 24, volunteers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC division of neurocritical care and stroke participated at the 20th Annual Proyecto Pastoral Women’s Conference in downtown Los Angeles. Volunteers provided free blood pressure screenings, stroke education, as well as sunscreen and hygiene kits to participants. More than 400 women attend the conference ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|