Alerting stem cells to hurry up and heal

Accelerated healing isn’t just for superheroes. A new study in Cell Reports suggests a way that mere mortals can potentially speed their recovery from a wide variety of injuries. “Our research shows that by priming the body before an injury, you can speed the process of tissue repair and recovery, similar to how a vaccine ... Read More »

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

Physicians, patients learn about spine at symposium

From left, Raymond Hah, Frank Acosta and John Liu are seen during the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, held April 8 at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey. More than 170 physicians and patients attended the 2017 USC Spine Symposium recently, to learn about the management of spinal disorders. Coordinated by the USC ... Read More »

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

Students feel appreciation at annual luncheon

Students from the Keck School of Medicine of USC enjoyed Southern California favorites during the Keck School’s annual Student Appreciation Luncheon, held March 29 on the Broad Lawn. Students could choose from an array of food choices, including tacos, In-N-Out burgers and Pinkberry.

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

A good death comes to the Health Sciences Campus

Caitlin Doughty, left, speaks while Megan Rosenbloom looks on during the Visions and Voices event, “Doctor's Orders for a Good Death.” It’s not every campus presentation that begins with the question, “How many people here have seen a dead body in person?” But that is exactly how USC medical librarian Megan Rosenbloom opened ... Read More »

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

USC-VHH promotes patient safety with new robot, Luna

Mary Virgallito, director of patient safety at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, teaches a class of Rosemont Middle School students about antibiotic resistance superbugs during a recent visit. An eighth-grade student from a local middle school has made her mark at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, after her entry was chosen as the winner in ... Read More »

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