USC Institute of Urology begins international relationship with India’s newest hospital

The USC Institute of Urology has established a formal relationship with India’s newest multispecialty hospital, the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center located in Mumbai.

Leading the effort on USC’s behalf is Inderbir S. Gill, MD, Read More »

September 11th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Kast Lab wins top prize in rare disease science challenge

Martin Kast, PhD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and his students Joseph Skeate and Andrew Woodham, PhD, earned top prize in the 2015 BeHEARD Rare Disease Science Challenge from the Rare Genomics Institute.

The prize, provided by Read More »

September 11th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Code Lavender helps staff cope with compassion fatigue

Those on the front lines of patient care are often vulnerable to common afflictions in the medical field — burnout and stress.

A new program at Keck Medical Center of USC will provide caregivers suffering from the side effects that Read More »

September 10th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center opening is held

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers recently joined board members from the University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) to celebrate the opening of the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center in the Mudd Memorial Research Building.

An initial $3.5 million pledge from Read More »

September 9th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Surgeons pioneer robotic procedure

Keck Medicine of USC vascular surgeons Sung Wan Ham, MD, and Sukgu Han, MD, recently completed the first procedure of its kind in the United States with a newly available robotic catheter.

The device, known as the Magellan Robotic Read More »

September 8th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|