Scholarship winners thank Keck School donors

Going to medical school was a dream for Eric Arevalo. But he wasn’t going to realize that dream unless he got a scholarship.

“I had $100,000 in [undergraduate] student loans when I was applying to medical school,” he explained to the Read More »

November 26th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Autism Speaks awards nearly $1 million to Keck School researcher

Pat Levitt, PhD, W. M. Keck Provost Professor in pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has received a grant of nearly $1 million from advocacy organization Autism Speaks.

Funding will support research into the treatment of chronic constipation to improve Read More »

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

USC stem cell researcher Lori O’Brien receives the first Broad Fellowship

What makes stem cells develop into kidneys? Lori O’Brien, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in the laboratory of Andy McMahon, PhD, FRS, has received the first Broad Fellowship to help answer this question.

O’Brien is the first of a series of Read More »

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

Feeling the Trojan Spirit

From left, Keck Parents Association Co-Presidents Dan and Carmel Gardner, Esther Geller, Ken Geller, John House, Polly Allen, Brent Allen and Steve Yamashita joined more than 300 Keck alumni, students, faculty and families for a pre-game picnic filled with good food, fun Read More »

November 14th, 2014|Announcements|

General David H. Petraeus gets a four-star tour of HSC

David H. Petraeus, PhD, retired four-star general and former CIA director, visited the Health Sciences Campus (HSC) on Nov. 4 to see for himself what the view is like on the front lines of the life sciences revolution.

Petraeus — who Read More »

November 14th, 2014|Announcements|