Recent News

    Construction continues on Health Sciences Campus
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Employees and visitors to the Health Sciences Campus are advised of new and ongoing construction detours and closures. The Trojan Way driveway — the entrance road to the South San Pablo Parking Structure off of San Pablo Street — will be closed for construction from Oct. 18 to Nov. 23.... Read More »
    USC partners for $12 million study on Alzheimer’s diversity
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    Biomedical researchers have increasingly prioritized large-scale health studies of minority populations in recent years, but datasets often remain limited and inconclusive. While Latinos account for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population, a recent review estimated that only 3 percent of Alzheimer’s disease studies include Latinos in their analyses. To help... Read More »
    Clinical Trials Office offers support for faculty members
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    The Keck School of Medicine of USC has a number of new initiatives that are creating a more streamlined and user-friendly environment to help faculty members succeed in managing their clinical research, often a time-consuming and complicated undertaking. The USC Clinical Trials Office (CTO) handles administrative aspects of industry-funded clinical... Read More »
    Center offers expanded imaging capabilities on Health Sciences Campus
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    The Molecular Imaging Center (MIC) on the Health Sciences Campus has been helping to advance faculty research by providing in vivo imaging technology for nearly three decades. What started as a small animal imaging core has evolved into a multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art imaging center with multimodal capabilities. “The opening of the... Read More »
    Public health expert speaks on race and health equity
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    Camara Jones, MD, PhD, MPH, spoke to an audience that overflowed to two auditoriums recently about how race, social status and discrimination factor in to health equity, and what medical professionals can do to improve race-associated differences in health outcomes. The lecture, which took place Sept. 18, was the first... Read More »
    USC Stem Cell scientist Joanna Smeeton wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    After her breakthrough discovery that zebrafish can be used to study arthritis, Joanna Smeeton, PhD, postdoctoral scholar – research associate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award. Known as the K99/R00, the award will help her transition from... Read More »
    Keck Medicine celebrates new Palmdale location
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    Imagine getting a cancer diagnosis — and then having to drive more than an hour each way for surgery and follow-up appointments. That’s the dilemma Antelope Valley residents were facing until Keck Medicine of USC came to town. Monish Aron, MD, professor of clinical urology at the Keck School of... Read More »