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The Keck School of Medicine of USC works with Polaris Dawn to study in-flight diagnostics

December 6th, 2022

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC will lead a study, to be conducted on board the upcoming Polaris Dawn mission, to test the potential of X-ray diagnostics on long space flights. Spaceflights ... Read More »

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A patient’s nation of origin solves the mystery of his illness, saving his life

December 5th, 2022

When Danny Kwok experienced drug-resistant seasonal allergy symptoms, plus changes in his hearing, he visited the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery's Arcadia location to find out what was going on. Kevin Hur, ... Read More »

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Unlocking the potential of monoclonal antibodies

December 5th, 2022

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug, hailed as a breakthrough, slows cognition decline in people with early-stage disease, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The drug, lecanemab, is a monoclonal antibody ... Read More »

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HSC personal finance webinar: 3 profitable takeaways

November 29th, 2022

People who are new to the workforce — or have recently switched careers — can face pivotal moments when it comes to developing smart financial habits. Keck Medicine of USC’s Community of Mentors for Professional ... Read More »

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Stephanie Woelfel elected to the National Pressure Injury Advisor Panel board

November 28th, 2022

The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) has elected Stephanie Woelfel, PT, DPT, CWS, to its board of directors for a three-year term. Founded in 1986, the NPIAP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving ... Read More »

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Keck School faculty among world’s most influential researchers

November 22nd, 2022

Nine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s faculty members have been named to the 2022 list of Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate. According to Clarivate, the list recognizes researchers who have “demonstrated significant and broad ... Read More »

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