USC Trustee honored with Hoffman Award

The Keck School of Medicine of USC honored USC Trustee Malcolm Currie, PhD, and his wife Barbara recently as the 2017 recipients of the Elaine Stevely Hoffman Award.

The Curries, who donated $10 million in 2015 toward the endowment of the Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Experts: One in three cases of dementia preventable; nonmedical therapies ideal for dementia

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases, according to a report by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care. Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Read More »

July 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Leaders address faculty at town hall

Dozens of Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty joined Keck School Dean Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, and Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, for a recent town hall meeting to discuss the Read More »

July 19th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School dean honored for innovation in medicine

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was honored at the 2017 Los Angeles Champions of Health Awards, held June 20. The awards are presented by the National Medical Fellowships (NMF), which recognized Varma Read More »

July 13th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC’s stem cell scientists secure the dollars to fight disease

The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study Read More »

July 13th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|