Alumnus recalls ophthalmology residency, shares advice for aspiring clinicians

November 25th, 2020

Charles Manger III, MD, graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC's ophthalmology program in 1980. He subsequently founded the Saddleback Eye Center in Laguna Hills, where he has performed approximately 89,000 LASIK surgeries ... Read More »

Master of Public Health alumna thrives amid disasters

November 25th, 2020

Back in December 2017, when she was applying to graduate school, Nicole Mercado Anazagasty had much more on her mind than being accepted into her dream program: Master of Public Health at the Keck School ... Read More »

New funding boosts brain development, disorder research by USC Stem Cell trio

November 24th, 2020

The human brain is an incredibly complex organ to study in its living tissue form. Researchers cannot experiment on human tissue directly, and animal models are often too different to human physiology to be effective. ... Read More »

Seniors susceptible to scams show brain differences, are more frail

November 23rd, 2020

Scams and fraud exact a heavy toll on older adults, with estimates of yearly losses ranging from $3 billion to $36 billion in the U.S. alone. Lasting damage can occur. Because many seniors live off of resources ... Read More »

Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?

November 20th, 2020

Older women who live in locations with high levels of air pollution may have more Alzheimer’s-like brain shrinkage than women who live in places with cleaner air, according to a new USC study. Researchers looked ... Read More »

Five lessons we’ve learned about COVID-19 since the pandemic began

November 20th, 2020

In less than a year since the pandemic began, two potential vaccine candidates are on the horizon. Even as COVID-19 continues its deadly march, one thing is clear: Scientific understanding of the new coronavirus and advances in ... Read More »

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