• 2018: Leaders look at a year in review

2018: Leaders look at a year in review

December 20, 2018

Keck Medicine of USC CEO Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, and Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, look back at the last year with a sense of pride and gratitude. Click on the image below to see photos... Read More Now »

USC Stem Cell acquires two instruments to advance state-of-the-art cell sorting

January 15th, 2019

When it comes to sorting cells or other small particles, there’s no better place to do so than USC. The university’s Flow Cytometry Facility recently acquired two top-of-the-line cell sorters, the BD FACSymphony and the ... Read More »

Alzheimer’s researchers find new culprit and potential treatment target for disease

January 14th, 2019

Leaky capillaries in the brain portend early onset of Alzheimer’s disease as they signal cognitive impairment before hallmark toxic proteins appear, new USC research shows. The findings, which appear in the Jan. 14 issue of Nature ... Read More »

International dentistry program at USC, first of its kind, marks milestone

January 10th, 2019

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is celebrating a milestone. Nearly 50 years ago, seven Cuban refugees were among the first class of students who graduated from the school’s international dentistry program. Originally ... Read More »

Bluthenthal appointed associate dean for social justice

January 8th, 2019

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, has been appointed associate dean for social justice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective Jan. 1. Bluthenthal, who is a professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and a ... Read More »

Researchers race against tick-borne illness before it spreads in US

January 8th, 2019

Two groundbreaking discoveries by USC researchers could lead to medications and a vaccine to treat or prevent a hemorrhagic fever, transmitted by a new tick species, before it spreads across the United States. In the ... Read More »

USC doctors, staff help a single dad deal with ALS

January 5th, 2019

It seems like every week Shaun Kalpakoff discovers there’s something new he can no longer do without assistance. The 37-year-old single father is one of an estimated 20,000 Americans who live with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... Read More »

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