Young adults make a difference in research, patient care

Young adults are the future of health care, and nowhere is that more evident than on USC’s Health Sciences Campus. Read More »

September 18th, 2013|Announcements|

Genomic Cancer Medicine seminar coming to Health Sciences Campus

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is presenting an all-day seminar on genomic medicine:

Genomic Cancer Medicine: The Power and the Promise
Oct. 18, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Aresty Auditorium Read More »

September 18th, 2013|Announcements|

Three scientists to share 2013 Massry Prize

By Jon Nalick

As any courier knows, delivering a package on time is just part of the equation. But it also has to be delivered to the right place.

The same is even more true inside a human cell, where timely, accurate deliveries of chemical messages, proteins and fuel mean the difference between life and death for the cell—and between health and disease for the body as a whole. Read More »

September 18th, 2013|Announcements|

Changes at “The Weekly”: Less is More

19.25_TWIn the previous edition of The Weekly, we announced that we would be publishing biweekly starting with this issue. Many of you who pick up The Weekly at campus newsstands or receive it in the mail will continue to see us in print every two weeks.

If you want more of The Weekly, you can find us at It’s another way for you to catch up on the latest news from the Health Sciences Campus and other Keck Medicine of USC locations. Read More »

September 18th, 2013|Announcements|

Expert surgeon to co-direct USC comprehensive spine center

By Alison Trinidad

USC has recruited renowned spine surgeon Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, to join its faculty as co-director of the USC Spine Center, a multidisciplinary program offering comprehensive services for spinal disorders.

An international leader in spine care with expertise in the surgical treatment of all neck and back disorders, Wang joined Keck Medicine of USC on Sept. 1 as chief of orthopaedic spine surgery at the Keck Medical Center and professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Read More »

September 18th, 2013|Announcements|