Regenerative Medicine Awards lay groundwork for therapies of tomorrow

Two collaborative teams within USC Stem Cell are developing new approaches that could eventually help patients with heart disease, frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The teams are the winners of the Audrey E. Streedain Regenerative Medicine Initiative Awards, Read More »

January 24th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New joint postdoctoral program unites Keck researchers with industry partner to solve immune diseases

Investigators at Keck Medicine of USC are tackling immune-mediated diseases in a whole new way with the creation of a joint postdoctoral program.

Omid Akbari, PhD, a professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Keck School of Read More »

January 21st, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Extreme weather concerns prompt rescheduling of National Medal ceremony

Officials at the White House have announced the postponement of Friday’s National Medal awards ceremony because of extreme weather forecast in the Washington, DC, area.

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, was scheduled to receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Read More »

January 20th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Too much screen time raising rate of childhood myopia

The largest study of childhood eye diseases ever undertaken in the U.S. confirms that the incidence of childhood myopia among American children has more than doubled over the last 50 years. The findings echo a troubling trend among adults and Read More »

January 20th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Armenian neurologist visits USC stroke program

When Yekaterina Hovhannisyan, MD arrived in Los Angeles in November from Yerevan, Armenia, she was prepared for an intensive learning experience at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Hovhannisyan, a neurologist and junior faculty member at the Yerevan State Medical Read More »

January 20th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|