Susana Cavallero dedicates her heart to vascular stem cell research

Pursuing her passion for cardiovascular research, Susana Cavallero, PhD, PharmD, has journeyed from her hometown of Polvaredas in Saladillo, Argentina, to Buenos Aires to Los Angeles, where she is an assistant professor of research in the Department of Stem Cell Read More »

December 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Broad Fellows look to stem cells to treat heart disease and hearing loss

When it came time to select this year’s Broad Fellow, the award committee couldn’t pick just one. Instead, they bestowed the honor on two talented postdoctoral researchers in USC Stem Cell laboratories: heart researcher Michaela Patterson, PhD, and hearing researcher Read More »

December 22nd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Three honored at UKRO 2017 benefit gala

University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) honored three scientific and business leaders at its gala dinner on Dec. 8. This group included Edward D. Crandall, PhD, MD, Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Chair of Medicine and Hastings Professor, as well as USC Read More »

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

Keck School celebrates the holidays

Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty and staff gathered Dec. 8 at Pappas Quad to celebrate the season during the Holiday Breakfast.

Interim Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, greeted revelers, who enjoyed a variety of breakfast foods and pastries.

Attendees were encouraged Read More »

December 15th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Heart transplant gives patient years of joy

Raymond Hall was told he had three months to live. That was more than 17 years ago.

Hall is a Vietnam-era Marine veteran. After he developed heart problems related to his service, he underwent years of treatments with the U.S. Department Read More »

December 15th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|