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Retired physician and USC alumni makes a gift for the advancement of diagnostic radiology

May 25th, 2022

Stewart Fordham, MD, a former physician and faculty member in radiology at the University of California and its then partnering hospital — Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center — has a vision: a day ... Read More »

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Narsing Rao establishes the first endowed lectureship in the Department of Ophthalmology

May 25th, 2022

Narsing Rao, MD, one of the University of California's foremost educators, researchers, clinicians and leaders, has ensured that his passion for teaching will impact generations to come by making a generous gift to establish the ... Read More »

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Biomedical expert designs health dataset representing all demographic groups

May 25th, 2022

To better understand health disparities among underserved communities, biomedical engineer Ritika Chaturvedi, PhD, has led the creation of American Life in Realtime, a first-of-its kind comprehensive digital health dataset representative of all demographic populations in ... Read More »

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First phase of $30 million grant from NIH bestowed on stroke researchers for experimental drug investigation

May 25th, 2022

When administered soon after the onset of acute ischemic stroke, current approved treatments for the condition can dramatically improve patient outcomes. However, not all patients are cured, and approved treatments also carry risks, including cerebral ... Read More »

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For mental health awareness month, psychiatric pharmacist answers common questions

May 24th, 2022

Lisa W. Goldstone, PharmD, MS, associate professor of clinical pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy, is an expert in matters of mental health. She has over 25 years of experience working as a board-certified psychiatric ... Read More »

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Study shows that deaf children with learning delays benefit from cochlear implants

May 24th, 2022

Up to three out of every 1,000 infants in the United States are born with profound hearing loss. Typically, infants with hearing loss are first treated with hearing aids, and if these fail to help ... Read More »

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