Keck Hospital to participate in ICU study

Keck Hospital of USC is among 77 leading hospitals selected nationwide to participate in a campaign that aims to make the improvement of intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes as easy as A, B, C.

The Society of Critical Care Medicine, a Read More »

April 25th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Staying healthy at the Festival of Books

Thousands of visitors heard about healthy living practices and learned about their own health at the Keck Medicine Health Pavilion during the 21st annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held April 9-10 on the University Park Campus.

Students, faculty and Read More »

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

New researcher interprets stem cell signals

For Joseph T. Rodgers, PhD, the path to becoming an assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at USC began in the woods of Ohio.

“My dad is a chemical engineer, and he’s always been an outdoorsy person,” Rodgers Read More »

April 22nd, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study links coffee consumption to decreased risk of colorectal cancer

Whether you like your coffee black, decaf, half-caff or even instant, feel free to drink up because coffee consumption may decrease the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study.

Researchers from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and others examined more than Read More »

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

In Memoriam: Joseph P. Van Der Meulen, 86

Professor Emeritus Joseph P. Van Der Meulen, MD, former USC vice president for health affairs, died April 6 after a long battle with Parkinson disease. He was 86.

Van Der Meulen was recruited to the Keck School of Medicine of USC Read More »

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