The Keck School’s ophthalmology, physiology/neuroscience departments top NIH funding list

February 20th, 2020

Seven departments at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are in the top 10 nationally in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to rankings of medical schools released for the 2019 ... Read More »

An occupational therapy professor’s hands-on approach to teaching

February 19th, 2020

This article was originally published on the news page produced by the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Therapy. Slight alterations were made to fit publishing parameters for HSC News. To read the original ... Read More »

Component of human breast milk enhances cognitive development in babies

February 19th, 2020

Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment. Now, in ... Read More »

Babies’ interactions with robots provide clues about infant development

February 18th, 2020

Lauren Klein, PhD, at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has long been interested in tackling healthcare problems. In pursuit of this mission, she works on a research team consisting of Beth Smith, PT, DPT, ... Read More »

Joseph Ouzounian: A career driven by compassion and curiosity

February 18th, 2020

On Dec. 1, 2019, Joseph Ouzounian, MD, MBA, transitioned to a permanent role as chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He had been serving as interim chair since ... Read More »

Remote collaborative research drives new insights on a rare genetic disorder linked to schizophrenia

February 13th, 2020

The key to a better understanding of schizophrenia may exist in a genetic disorder so rare that researchers haven't been able to conduct an adequate study — until now. The genetic disorder 22q11.2 deletion syndrome ... Read More »

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