E-cigarette users show cancer-linked genetic changes

If you think vaping is benign, think again.

A USC study in 93 people shows that e-cigarette users develop some of the same cancer-related molecular changes in oral tissue as cigarette smokers, adding to the growing concern that e-cigarettes aren’t a Read More »

February 19th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Experts develop new tool to track injuries in older adults

An estimated 10 percent of older adults experience some form of abuse each year. However, the link between injuries and possible elder abuse may take months or years to establish and is often difficult to investigate due to poor documentation Read More »

February 18th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Bioluminescent deep-sea creatures illuminate effectiveness of new cancer therapies

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have developed a new laboratory tool, which is poised to improve the development and effectiveness of a burgeoning group of therapies that use patients’ immune systems to fight cancer with Read More »

February 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

State of the University: ‘I really believe this is a defining moment’

To continue to strive for excellence, USC must continue to cultivate a community that works together, interim USC President Wanda M. Austin said during her State of the University address.

Speaking to hundreds of people at the Health Sciences and University Read More »

February 14th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Surgeons, cardiologists unite to send patient back outdoors

A decade ago, Robert Turek was in perfect health — until, suddenly, he wasn’t. Today, though, he’s back in the outdoors thanks to a partnership between physicians and surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC.

“It couldn’t be my heart,” Turek remembered thinking Read More »

February 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|