• Cancer survivors, caregivers honored at Festival of Life

Cancer survivors, caregivers honored at Festival of Life

June 7, 2018

“Put yourself first.” Ghecemy Lopez, MEd, speaks with experience from multiple perspectives when she gives that advice to cancer patients. Lopez is a cancer information resource and navigation specialist at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a two-time cancer... Read More Now »

Study: Late diabetes diagnosis could be pancreatic cancer signal

June 18th, 2018

Each year, more than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as Type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, ... Read More »

Meet the Director: Sofia Gruskin invigorates legacy of global health research, education

June 15th, 2018

A Southern California native, Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA, has always felt at home in Los Angeles. The city drew her back in 2011, after 18 years at Harvard, to launch a health and human rights ... Read More »

Results are in: Readers respond to HSC News Weekly survey

June 14th, 2018

Five winners have been selected from among the respondents to the inaugural HSC News Weekly Reader Survey. Nancy Berman, Michelle Lee, Helen Noble, Claire Norman and Michelle Steele were randomly selected to win $20 Amazon ... Read More »

Physician recognized with Choi Award for ‘going above and beyond’

June 14th, 2018

He describes himself as a proud Trojan. Others describe Antreas Hindoyan, MD, as a guardian angel, a dedicated and gifted physician with great skill and expertise, and an exemplary man. These accolades recently led to ... Read More »

Building eye implants for people with retina degeneration

June 14th, 2018

When Gianluca Lazzi, PhD, started out as an electrical engineer, he was working on safety assessments of electromagnetic fields. Essentially, he wanted to find out how to prevent people from being overexposed to those fields and ... Read More »

Pollution measured across Los Angeles County

June 13th, 2018

A new USC analysis of air quality data shows sharply different levels of air pollution across the Los Angeles area, with Chinatown suffering from the unhealthiest air. Altadena had the lowest air pollution. The analysis ... Read More »

(view more)