New research shows how a diet high in fat and cholesterol can lead to life-threatening liver disease

A new study by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers shows there’s yet another reason to avoid a high fat, high cholesterol diet: It can trigger changes in the immune system that lead to a Read More »

December 31st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Kathryn Carrico named vice president for USC Health Sciences Advancement

After a national search, Kathryn “Kat” Carrico, an accomplished advancement professional with experience at several top academic medical centers, has been named vice president for USC Health Sciences Advancement, effective Jan. 1.

In this role, Carrico will lead efforts to generate Read More »

December 28th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Forget the gym — and other tips to making New Year’s resolutions stick

Eat healthier? Get in shape? Go vegetarian? Complete a triathlon?

As 2018 draws to a close and 2019 begins, many Americans are thinking about New Year’s resolutions. The most common resolutions have to do with improving health and losing weight.

According to Read More »

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

Program teaches kids about cancer to inspire careers in research and medicine

Ten-year-old Sade Session plunged her hand into a large cardboard box and began carefully feeling its contents. She was trying to detect something that felt different, something that stood out. Suddenly she stopped and nodded and withdrew her hand.

“What did Read More »

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

DIY braces? USC orthodontists say to think twice before straightening your teeth solo

A couple of years ago, the story of a college student 3D printing his own braces went viral. Fast forward to now and you’ve likely seen billboards or social media ads for a whole new slate of DIY aligner Read More »

December 24th, 2018|Announcements|