Medical student to participate in international ethics program

Lisa Schamber of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is one of 14 medical students chosen to participate in a two-week ethics program this summer in New York, Germany and Poland.

Now in its sixth year of operation, the Fellowships Read More »

April 24th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Unihealth gift to help children with hearing loss

A new project will promote early intervention services for children with hearing loss.

UniHealth Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to a USC-Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles unit that provides audiology and speech language pathology services to children with hearing loss Read More »

April 24th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Norman Levan leaves remarkable legacy

When Norman Levan, MD, passed away at the age of 98, he left a gift totaling $12 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Levan, a professor emeritus and former chief of Dermatology at the Keck School, left $10 Read More »

April 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Possible link between early childhood nutrition and obesity identified

The long-term risk for obesity and its complications, including Type 2 diabetes, may be established during a critical period between birth and weaning, according to scientists at Keck Medicine of USC.

The research, published April 2, in the peer-reviewed journal Public Read More »

April 22nd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis curbs infections, boosts survival 

A protocol for urgent-start peritoneal dialysis results in less blood stream infections and appears to reduce mortality when compared to urgent-start hemodialysis, according to research presented at the National Kidney Foundation’s 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings in Dallas, TX.

Most patients who Read More »

April 20th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|