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An interview with Chris Allen, interim CFO of Keck Medicine of USC

July 2nd, 2020

On June 22, Chris Allen transitioned from his role as executive administrator for financial planning and decision support at Keck Medicine of USC to serve as the health system’s interim chief financial officer. A graduate ... Read More »

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Keck Medicine celebrates a week of virtual pride

July 2nd, 2020

From June 22 through June 26, Keck Medicine of USC celebrated Keck PRIDE, a week devoted to recognizing the health system’s diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) staff and its commitment to providing ... Read More »

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Lerman named president-elect of the Association of American Cancer Institutes

June 30th, 2020

Caryn Lerman, PhD, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been chosen as president-elect of the Association of American Cancer Institutes, the organization announced Monday. Lerman, who is also the H. Leslie Hoffman ... Read More »

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center receives $5 million for cancer drug discoveries

June 30th, 2020

On June 29, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC announced a $5 million gift from the Rosalie and Harold Rae Brown Charitable Foundation. The ... Read More »

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Marine training may take more mental than physical grit

June 29th, 2020

The United States military has a constant need for service members who can serve in elite and specialized units. However, because the required training courses are so rigorous, the dropout rate is high. According to ... Read More »

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New DNA sequencing technique may help unravel genetic diversity of cancer tumors

June 29th, 2020

The ability to sequence the genome of a tumor has revolutionized cancer treatment over the last 15 years by identifying drivers of cancer at the molecular level. But understanding the genetic diversity of individual cells ... Read More »

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