Keck School pediatric surgeon to Advise on National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters

Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD, director of the Trauma Program and Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and associate professor of pediatric surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been selected to serve Read More »

September 24th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Wu Jieping Medical Foundation gives $100,000 to support cancer therapy research

The Wu Jieping Medical Foundation has made a gift of $100,000 to support research by Si-Yi Chen, MD, PhD, at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

The gift will fund a pilot translational research project Read More »

September 23rd, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researchers discover the healing power of “rib-tickling”

Unlike salamanders, mammals can’t regenerate lost limbs, but they can repair large sections of their ribs.

In a new study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, a team directed by USC Stem Cell researcher Francesca Mariani, PhD, takes a Read More »

September 23rd, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Welcome aboard

Keck Medicine of USC is now hosting physician on-boarding sessions to help new physicians better transition to working in the organization. The first physician on-boarding day (above) was held on July 21 with 37 physicians participating. Keck leaders spoke to Read More »

September 19th, 2014|Announcements|

Ronnie and Barbara Chan provide $20 million naming gift for division of occupational science and occupational therapy

USC Trustee Ronnie C. Chan, MBA, and his wife, Barbara, have dedicated $20 million to USC’s pioneering occupational science and occupational therapy program. Given in honor of Chan’s mother, the gift endows and names the division, which will be known Read More »

September 17th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|