Keck School researcher receives $100,000 gift for personalized cancer therapy

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 Dept. Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

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

October 21st, 2014|Announcements|

USC physicians are first to implant new wireless device to manage heart failure

Keck Medicine of USC is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to the hospital and empower Read More »

October 21st, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Open enrollment for benefits changes runs through Nov. 14

Open enrollment for benefits-eligible faculty and staff of the University has begun, and employees are encouraged to choose Keck Medicine of USC providers by signing up for the USC Network Medical Plan.

This plan offers a choice of physicians, convenient locations Read More »

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

Matthews named chief of cardiovascular medicine

Ray V. Matthews, MD, a highly respected leader in interventional cardiology, has been named chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

As chief, Matthews, who is also professor Read More »

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

Parents get backstage view of medical school at annual symposium

Keck School of Medicine held its Parents Symposium and Reception at the Health Sciences Campus on Sept. 26, featuring tours of the campus, a strategic plan presentation a student panel and discussions with Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, Read More »

October 20th, 2014|Announcements|