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    Head injuries in kids appear to cause structural changes in brain
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Children with delayed visual perception as a result of serious head injuries may end up with structural changes in their brains that interrupt normal development, a new Keck School of Medicine of USC study shows. The scientists said the finding is the first step to creating targeted treatments for a... Read More »
    John S. Oghalai to lead otolaryngology
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    [caption id="attachment_6718" align="alignright" width="214"] John S. Oghalai[/caption] John S. Oghalai, MD, has been recruited to serve as the new chair of the USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, effective Aug. 1. He joins the Keck School of Medicine of USC from Stanford University School... Read More »
    Meet the Faculty: Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD, sculptor
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD, professor of clinical pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy and psychiatry and the behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is a pioneer in the field of psychiatric pharmacy. When he isn’t lecturing or overseeing the academic affairs at the School of... Read More »
    Thomas Lee receives 2017 Microsoft Health Innovation Award
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The winners of the 2017 Microsoft Health Innovation Awards were announced recently and included Thomas Lee, MD, associate professor of clinical ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The award recognizes Lee's work with SADA Systems, a technology company, on a telemedicine project to train eye surgeons in... Read More »
    Send us your Los Angeles Marathon photos
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Are you participating in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, as a runner, volunteer, or spectator? Send us a photo from race day to hscnews@usc.edu with a short description of your participation and you might see it on the HSC News website.... Read More »
    Researcher awarded $1.7 million to study heart regeneration
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    [caption id="attachment_6712" align="alignright" width="240"] Zebrafish heart is seen with prominent coronary vessels marked by transgenic fluorescent reporters. (Image/Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien)[/caption] Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien, PhD, assistant professor of surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has... Read More »
    Hastings Center holds inaugural retreat
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Nearly 50 researchers affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research gathered Feb. 24 at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino to attend the inaugural Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Retreat. The event included investigators from across the university and from... Read More »