USC offers a summer of stem cells for local high school students

Twenty-three local high school students spent their summer vacations in a very unusual place: the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC.

This August, these students celebrated their graduations from the USC Early Read More »

August 27th, 2014|Announcements|

Brinton honored as Woman of the Year by Los Angeles magazine

Los Angeles Magazine has named Roberta Diaz Brinton its Woman of the Year for her revelatory research to combat Alzheimer’s disease.

Brinton, holder of the R. Pete Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development at the USC School of Pharmacy, has Read More »

August 25th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Albers awarded Roxanna Todd Hodges Visiting Lectureship

Gregory Albers, MD, director of the Stanford Stroke Center, was awarded the third annual Roxanna Todd Hodges Visiting Lectureship in Stroke Prevention and Education on July 28 at an event at the Los Angeles Athletic Club.

Albers, who is also the Read More »

August 25th, 2014|Announcements|

Amgen CEO discusses challenges, opportunities of biotechnology

As chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen, Robert A. Bradway is keenly aware of how tough and how expensive it is to bring new drugs to market.

He also knows pharmaceutical companies must strike a delicate balance between pleasing shareholders Read More »

August 20th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Stellar science program celebrates its formula for success on 25th anniversary

High school students play key roles as members of the USC program Science, Technology and Research, better known as STAR. STAR is a partnership between USC and the Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School — located just southeast of the Read More »

August 19th, 2014|Announcements|