African-Americans bear a heavier burden of diabetic macular edema (DME), one of the leading causes of blindness in diabetic patients in the United States, according to research by Keck Medicine of USC ophthalmology scientists.
Barbara Gitlitz, MD, associate professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and members of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, is leading a new clinical study to understand why lung cancer occurs in adults under 40 … Read More »
This current era of technological innovation is also creating to an explosion of medical data, which means medical students must take in more information than ever before.
“By 2020, the amount of information that our students will have to learn is … Read More »
When the first report from the United States Surgeon General on smoking was released in 1964, it was held until a Saturday over fear that the information might lead to a stock market crash.
Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, chair of the … Read More »
David M. Carrera, an accomplished advancement professional who helped plan and implement one of the largest fundraising efforts in the history of academic medicine, has been named vice president for USC Health Sciences Development, effective August 1.
In this role, Carrera … Read More »