Researcher gives bare bones explanation of skeletal development study

How do our skeletons form during embryonic development? To approach this question, PhD student Dion Giovannone, research scientist Sandeep Paul, PhD, and the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump, PhD, looked to our not-so-distant relative: the tiny, Read More »

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

Is year-round daylight saving time a good idea? Maybe not

If you were yawning more than usual thanks to last week’s switch to daylight saving time, you weren’t alone.

It takes some people a full week to recover from feeling more sluggish than usual after rolling back the clock for daylight Read More »

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

Researcher to study cellular, genetic changes in retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a tumor of the retina that generally affects children under 5 years of age and accounts for approximately 4 percent of childhood cancers. If not diagnosed early, retinoblastoma may result in loss of one or both eyes and Read More »

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

Keck Hospital of USC receives 4-star rating in national quality review

Keck Hospital of USC has received a 4-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its January 2019 review. The ratings ranged from 1 to 5 stars, with most hospitals receiving a 3.

“We are very Read More »

March 18th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Graduating medical students learn residency plans during Match Day

On the third Friday of every March — also known as Match Day — fourth-year medical students across the United States simultaneously experience a series of emotions that are nearly universal. First, there is nervous anticipation. At 9 a.m., excitement Read More »

March 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|