Stem cell scientists take it one cell at a time at mini-symposium

Cells should be treated as individuals, according to the scientists who presented research at the Junior Faculty Candidate Mini-Symposium, hosted by the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC on Feb. Read More »

February 26th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2019: U.S. Rep. Karen Bass named 2019 speaker for USC ceremony

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will speak to more than 60,000 fellow members of the Trojan Family when she delivers USC’s 136th commencement address May 10.

Bass joined the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011 and was sworn in as chair of Read More »

February 25th, 2019|Announcements, Commencement, Commencement19, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine leaders discuss progress, goals for enterprise

On Feb. 20 and 21, Tom Jackiewicz, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, spoke with staff at a pair of town hall-style meetings addressing the state of the health system. The standing-room-only events were held at Soto II and Aresty Read More »

February 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

All the things one USC dental student overcame to pursue her dream career

Shannon Grady can remember her high school graduation just like it was yesterday.

Walking proudly across the stage, Grady reached out to get her diploma from the vice principal — a man with whom she had always had troubles — when Read More »

February 21st, 2019|Announcements|

Is the keto diet safe? USC experts have some serious concerns

The keto diet — a high fat, moderate protein, very low carbohydrate plan — might be eclipsing paleo and Whole30 as the hot diet trend of 2019.

The diet asks for cutting out major groups of foods, such as grains, Read More »

February 20th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|