Chen earns nation’s highest pharmacy honor

Steven Chen, PharmD, chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy, received the 2016 Pinnacle Award from the American Pharmacy Association (APhA) at a ceremony Sept. 19 at the APhA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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September 26th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Medical clowns making their mark at USC

To many, the term “clowning” may not invoke more than an image of childhood birthday party entertainment. However, recent studies show that there is more to clowning than what initially meets the eye. Over the past three decades, a new Read More »

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

Keck School of Medicine names new chair of Anesthesiology

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has named Holly A. Muir, MD, as the new chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, effective Jan. 1.

Muir specializes in obstetric anesthesia, with expertise in the effects of interventions on obstetric outcome, both Read More »

September 22nd, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

$6 million NIH grant to fund study of environment’s influence on health

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers have received a two-year, $6 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine health issues related to asthma and obesity.

Part of the funding will go toward the USC Children’s Health Study, the nation’s Read More »

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

USC and Amgen launch two lecture series

Without collaboration between universities and pharmaceutical companies, scientists might never have developed essential medicines ranging from the antibiotic streptomycin in the 1950s to HIV medications in the 1990s. In recognition of the ever-increasing importance of these academia-industry partnerships, USC and Read More »

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