Little tricksters find treats on Health Sciences Campus

Dozens of the smallest superheroes and villains joined miniature professionals and spooky skeletons to invade the Health Sciences Campus on Oct. 31, for the annual Halloween Parade. The children trekked through Keck Hospital of USC and visited USC Norris Cancer Read More »

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

Zebrafish make waves in our understanding of a common craniofacial birth defect

Children are not as hard-headed as adults — in a very literal sense. Babies are born with soft spots and flexible joints called sutures at the junctions where various sections of their skull bones meet. If these sutures fuse prematurely, Read More »

October 30th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Ultra-high-field brain scanner receives FDA approval for clinical use

On October 24, the ultra-high-field 7T Terra magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI) of the Keck School of Medicine of USC received FDA approval for clinical use, Read More »

October 30th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Pituitary tumors that invade bone, brain to be focus of USC research

Gabriel Zada, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research pituitary adenomas, which are commonly occurring yet little-studied tumors arising from the Read More »

October 29th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

To diversify research, USC teams with Florida universities on cancer disparities

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to create a cancer health equity center at USC and two partner institutions that will conduct research on cancer health disparities, train underrepresented minorities and perform community outreach.

USC will Read More »

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