Graduates advised to hold on to their passion and altruism

The national anthem has been sung thousands of times before at the USC Galen Center. But on May 17, the familiar tune celebrated medicine, heralding the opening of commencement ceremonies for the MD and MD/PhD graduates of the Class of Read More »

May 21st, 2014|Announcements|

Handling complex cases

Keck Medical Center of USC hosted the first annual “Solutions for Complex Care” Symposium on May 8, aimed at teaching case managers and medical directors from managed care organizations about new cost effective approaches and innovative therapies to treating patients with Read More »

May 21st, 2014|Announcements|

USC Stem Cell opens Therapeutic Screening Facility

How can scientists make more accurate predictions about which potential drugs will effectively treat disease — before launching expensive and laborious human clinical trials? USC’s new Choi Family Therapeutic Screening Facility offers one answer: through the “disease in a dish” approach.

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May 21st, 2014|Announcements|

Higher coffee intake may reduce liver cancer risk

The more cups of coffee a person drank, the lower the risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, help in April in San Diego.

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May 16th, 2014|Announcements|

Rodríguez joins USC to advance female pelvic medicine

Larissa V. Rodríguez, MD, a noted expert in female pelvic medicine with more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in urology, joined Keck Medicine of USC on May 1.

Rodríguez joins an elite group of faculty urologists at the Read More »

May 15th, 2014|Announcements|