On April 21, current and former residents and fellows of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the Keck Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center came together for the 31st annual … Read More »
Increasingly, “big data” is changing the world around us. According to the PBS special, “The Human Face of Big Data,” we’ve processed more data in the past two years than we have in the last 3,000 years. In particular, considering the vast … Read More »
It’s one of those unfortunate ironies in health care: Often, those at greatest risk for serious illness are also least likely to have access to treatment or diagnosis options.
That’s especially true when it comes to lung cancer, which disproportionately affects … Read More »
A group of researchers has found that three siblings each born with cleft lip and palate share a common gene mutation associated with the birth defect.
The gene, intraflagellar transport 88 (IFT88), ensures transportation antennae (cilia) on embryonic cells travel to … Read More »
An international network of neurologists, geneticists and researchers led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC is cracking the human genetic code so that one day people could check their “brain health” in the same way they screen their … Read More »