Nail stem cells prove more versatile than press-ons

Most body parts don’t grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveals some of the reasons why.

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December 18th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Global health lecture stresses personalized medicine

Kwang Yul Cha, M.D., founder of the Korean health-care enterprise CHA Health Systems, was the presenter at last month’s Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series.

Cha’s vision for optimal global health care is to cure disease through the collaboration between hospitals, universities, research Read More »

December 13th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Author discusses advances in cancer treatment

Cancer has stumped physicians and scientists for thousands of years. Major discoveries have changed our understanding of cancer and how to treat it, but there is still far more to learn.

“Cancer remains the most significant challenge in the history of Read More »

December 12th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Rose Parade court visits USC Norris Cancer Hospital

For the 19th year, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Royal Court visited the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Dec. 3 to spread holiday cheer among faculty physicians and day-hospital patients such as Jesus Acosta. The 2015 Rose court Read More »

December 12th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New stem cell course brings together science and fiction


USC is offering a new two-unit class in spring 2015, MEDS 380 Stem Cells: Fact and Fiction, which will explore contemporary topics in stem cell biology and innovative future applications that can close the Read More »

December 12th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|