Walk for healthy hearts on June 29

Keck Medical Center of USC is seeking participants to join the Trojan Hearts Team at the third annual Congenital Heart Walk that raises money for research to treat congenital heart disease.

The event will be June 29 at Griffith Park, Read More »

June 12th, 2014|Announcements|

Enzyme used in antidepressants could help researchers develop prostate cancer treatments

A new study co-led by researchers at the USC School of Pharmacy, among others, has found that suppressing the enzyme monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) reduced or even eliminated prostate tumor growth and metastasis in mice.

The finding opens the door for physicians Read More »

June 10th, 2014|Announcements|

Cancer survivors share tales of hope at Festival of Life

In a festive atmosphere punctuated with song and laughter, more than 700 cancer survivors and family members gathered for the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital’s 24th annual Festival of Life on May 31.

Art Ulene, MD, a Norris Cancer Center Read More »

June 6th, 2014|Announcements|

Laura A. Mosqueda named chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Laura A. Mosqueda, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine, professor of family medicine and geriatrics (clinical scholar) and associate dean of primary care at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective July 1.

Making the Read More »

June 5th, 2014|Announcements|

The Baxter Foundation supports innovative, young medical researchers at USC

In 1959, the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation made its first grant of $6,000 to USC. Fifty-five years later, the foundation continues its tradition of supporting innovative medical research with $100,000 awards to two talented assistant professors: Justin Read More »

June 5th, 2014|Announcements|