Surgeon brings focus to lung cancer research

Imagine receiving a late-stage cancer diagnosis but never being told about a treatment option that could be effective. That’s the situation for far too many lung cancer patients across the country. Elizabeth David, MD, associate professor of clinical surgery at Read More »

July 31st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Chic hospital clothes? USC medical students have a design ready

If you’ve had to stay in a hospital, you’ve probably struggled with the straps and tried to close the gaps on your hospital gown. The traditional gown can leave a patient shivering and feeling exposed.

Sona Shah and Uni Choe, medical Read More »

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

Vaughn A. Starnes announced as president of USC Care

Vaughn A. Starnes, MD, chair and Distinguished Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been elected president of the USC Care Medical Group. He will serve as president until June 30, 2019, according to a Read More »

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

$11 million National Institute on Aging grant supports research on air pollution and Alzheimer’s

A new National Institute on Aging program grant awarded to USC researchers focuses on air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease. The five-year grant will examine how urban air pollution contributes to accelerated brain aging and dementia risk.

“The aging brain is vulnerable to Read More »

July 24th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

James Tibone honored by sports medicine society

James Tibone, MD, professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently received the 2018 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). This annual award honors Read More »

July 24th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|