USC Norris teaches kids about cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, which means many children have experienced a cancer illness or even death in their own family. At the same time, many minorities are underrepresented in the fields of cancer-related science, Read More »

June 27th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Kids sneak smoking substitute into school, researchers find

A tobacco replacement designed to help grown-ups quit smoking has landed in the hands of children with potentially harmful consequences, new USC research shows.

Jon-Patrick Allem, PhD, MA, research scientist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, explores the intersection Read More »

June 26th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Common psychiatric disorders share overlapping genetic risk

Investigators found that many common psychiatric disorders are deeply connected on a genetic level, sharing specific genetic risk factors, underscoring the need to recognize shared dimensions of brain dysfunction, and develop new treatment strategies. Results of this investigation have been Read More »

June 25th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Tom Jackiewicz shares year-end update with Keck Medicine community

On June 18–21, Keck Medicine of USC CEO Tom Jackiewicz spoke with physicians, nurses and staff in a series of town hall–style meetings about the state of the health system, the 2018 fiscal year and what’s to come in the Read More »

June 21st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Epstein family gift enhances sports medicine research and care at USC

Researchers and clinicians at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will advance their pioneering work on treatments and techniques to prevent and heal sports-related injuries thanks to a new $10 million gift.

The donation from USC Trustee Read More »

June 21st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|