• USC Health magazine’s latest issue is now available

USC Health magazine’s latest issue is now available

May 16, 2024

Readers of USC Health, Keck Medicine of USC’s patient- and community-facing magazine, can find the latest issue online at KeckMedicine.org/magazine. Print copies are also en route to Keck Medicine clinical locations and mailboxes across southern California. In this issue, readers... Read More Now »

  • Serghei Mangul, PhD, Fulbright Scholar

USC Mann faculty member Serghei Mangul, PhD, named a Fulbright Scholar

May 21st, 2024

Serghei Mangul, PhD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy and quantitative and computational biology at the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has earned a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the ... Read More »

  • A pregnant woman drinks a glass of fluoridated tap water

Prenatal fluoride exposure linked to risk of childhood neurobehavioral problems

May 21st, 2024

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have found that a 0.68 milligram per liter increase in fluoride exposure may nearly double the chance of a child showing neurobehavioral problems in a range ... Read More »

  • An illustration depicts a human brain surrounded by harmful debris

Keck School researcher discovers drug that may delay onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

May 17th, 2024

A researcher from the Keck School of Medicine of USC has discovered a potential breakthrough in delaying the onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and treating hydrocephalus. Young-Kwon Hong, PhD, the chief of basic science ... Read More »

  • The cover of the spring 2024 issue of USC Health, Keck Medicine's patient- and community-facing magazine.

USC Health magazine’s latest issue is now available

May 16th, 2024

Readers of USC Health, Keck Medicine of USC’s patient- and community-facing magazine, can find the latest issue online at KeckMedicine.org/magazine. Print copies are also en route to Keck Medicine clinical locations and mailboxes across southern ... Read More »

  • A bone marrow donation from a half-identical family member optimizes chances of success for Hispanic patients

Half-identical donors offer best outcomes for Hispanic patients undergoing bone marrow transplants

May 15th, 2024

A new Keck Medicine of USC study published in Leukemia Research suggests that a bone marrow transplant from a haploidentical (half-identical) relative may greatly increase patients’ odds of success, in addition to being easier to find. Patients ... Read More »

  • An older white woman takes a test for Alzheimer's and related dementia disorders.

Study reveals racial disparities in diagnosis and drug use for dementia symptoms

May 14th, 2024

Compared to Black and Asian people, white and Hispanic people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias were more likely to be diagnosed with symptoms like depression and agitation, according to a new study from the ... Read More »

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