A new study proves the economic benefit of treating a common eye condition

November 14th, 2019

Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed an economic model to quantify the benefits of treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD), the leading cause of blindness in western countries. Their work signals ... Read More »

At the heart of regeneration: Scientists reveal a new frontier in cardiac research

November 13th, 2019

One of the reasons coronary heart disease is so deadly is that fluid build-up and scarring can develop in the heart tissue. This prevents the heart from contracting properly, impacting its ability to supply the ... Read More »

Perspective: Creating a culture of research

November 13th, 2019

Vaughn Starnes, MD, is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, and the H. Russell Smith Foundation Chair for Cardiovascular Thoracic Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is surgeon-in-chief ... Read More »

  • Ryszard Kole, Stanley T. Crooke, Shaul Massry and Tom Buchanan

Massry Prize lectures highlight how cutting-edge science turns into new treatments

November 12th, 2019

The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize, which started in 1996, recognizes outstanding contributions in biomedical science. The 2019 prize has been awarded to Stanley T. Crooke, MD, PhD, of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, and Ryszard Kole, ... Read More »

Family medicine locations provide comprehensive care across generations

November 11th, 2019

When it comes to keeping patients of all ages healthy and happy, the family medicine team at Keck Medicine of USC strives to provide the very best in intergenerational care. According to Jehni Robinson, MD, ... Read More »

Keck Hospital nationally recognized with an ‘A’ hospital safety grade

November 7th, 2019

Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, during the Fall 2019 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. This rating places Keck Hospital among the ... Read More »

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