Unlocking the mystery of multiple sclerosis with tech

Enrollment is now underway for a pilot study of the world’s first smartphone app capable of collecting large amounts of clinical, imaging and genetic data for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). (Image/Keck School of Medicine of USC) myMS is user-friendly app, developed by Daniel Pelletier, MD, professor of neurology at the Keck School ... Read More »

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

Three little letters that could make you a big hero at the beach this summer: CPR

Imagine yourself relaxing at the beach when the worst happens — someone notices a boy in trouble in the water. In the mad rush to get him to shore, you have two choices: wait for emergency responders to arrive or start administering CPR yourself. Your decision could be the difference between a good neurological recovery ... Read More »

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

Nurse honored for exceptional patient care

Ensuring each patient receives compassionate, personalized care is core to Linda Dankwa’s mission as a nurse. Whether it’s anticipating needs during her night shift or staying in touch with patients and their loved ones long after their stay at Keck Hospital of USC, Dankwa works hard to create a positive hospital experience for each patient. ... Read More »

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

Baxter Foundation visits Health Sciences Campus

Directors of the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation visited the Health Sciences Campus on May 17 to hear presentations from Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty and meet with participants in the Baxter Foundation Student Research Fellowship program. The foundation’s mission is to advance charitable, scientific and educational purposes, primarily at medical ... Read More »

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

Stem cell scientist D’Juan Farmer named inaugural Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellow at USC

D’Juan Farmer, PhD, grew up in a neighborhood where attending college — let alone pursuing a PhD or postdoctoral training — was not the expectation. Now, he’s earned the inaugural Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellowship, which provides support to recruit exceptional postdoctoral fellows to USC Stem Cell laboratories. How did he do it? “Willpower,” said Farmer, ... Read More »

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