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National Academy of Inventors names 11 USC researchers as senior members

February 27th, 2024

On Tuesday, four researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC were named senior members by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a nonprofit member organization that supports inventors in higher education. Andrew MacKay, ... Read More »

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Philanthropist creates a legacy for patient care, research and education

February 27th, 2024

With the designation of a multi-million-dollar estate gift that includes support for Keck School of Medicine of USC, Jim Berchtold and his late wife, Amy King Dundon-Berchtold, established one of the school’s most significant planned ... Read More »

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Mika Taylor named Keck Medicine’s chief of financial planning and analysis

February 26th, 2024

Mika Taylor has been named Keck Medicine of USC’s chief of financial planning and analysis (CFPA), effective Feb. 26. The news was shared by Chief Financial Officer Chris Allen on Feb. 22. Taylor will report ... Read More »

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Kornealia Kulig, PhD, MS, earns a Career in Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award

February 22nd, 2024

The American Physical Therapy Association has recognized Kornelia Kulig, PhD, MS, with a 2024 Career in Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award, which is annually bestowed on a biomechanics expert who has made an important scholarly ... Read More »

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Oculofacial plastic surgery course expands to meet growing international demand

February 21st, 2024

“The Cutting Edge: The USC Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Surgical Skills Course” has reached such a high level of demand that it has expanded to the USC Health Sciences Campus Conference Center to allow for more ... Read More »

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Marlena Fejzo, PhD, named one of Time magazine’s 11 ‘Women of the Year’ for 2024

February 21st, 2024

USC geneticist Marlena Fejzo, PhD, who earned international acclaim for identifying the cause of morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum, is one of Time magazine’s 2024 “Women of the Year.” She was named along with notable women ... Read More »

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