Broad Foundation’s $10 million gift advances USC stem cell research

USC’s groundbreaking stem cell research and training programs have received a major boost thanks to a $10 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

The donation is part of the foundation’s latest $30 million funding initiative to support its namesake Read More »

June 27th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Multidisciplinary team brings lung cancer treatment into the future

At first glance, the statistics for lung cancer may seem dire. But look closer and there’s more — much more — to the story. It’s true that lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among men and women Read More »

June 27th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Students compete to present years of research in just three minutes

Distill years of complicated research into an “elevator pitch” lasting just three minutes.

Ten USC School of Pharmacy graduate students took on that challenge in the school’s third Three-Minute Thesis competition on June 14.

Topics included new cancer treatment methods, adjunct therapy Read More »

June 26th, 2019|Announcements|

Are testosterone-boosting supplements effective? Not likely, according to new research

Men who want to improve their libido or build body mass may want to think twice before using testosterone-boosting supplements ­— also known as “T boosters” — as research shows these alternatives to traditional testosterone replacement therapy may not have Read More »

June 26th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Certain cells secrete a substance that may head off Alzheimer’s, researchers find

USC researchers have discovered a secret sauce in the brain’s vascular system that preserves the neurons needed to keep dementia and other diseases at bay.

The finding, in a mouse model of the human brain, focuses on a specific cell called Read More »

June 25th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|