Epilepsy patient finds calm after treatment at Keck Hospital

On an ordinary February day, 18-year-old Khashayar Pirouzmand was breezing through the physics questions on an important exam at his high school in Iran, excited because doing well could help him get into a top university.

Two hours in, without warning, his Read More »

June 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Rene Pak makes move to USC president’s office

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Rene Pak was announced as the new chief of staff for the office of the president of the University of Southern California in a recent memo from USC President-Elect Carol L. Folt.

Pak will Read More »

June 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Student researcher authors first publication related to big data science

Achieving lead authorship on a peer-reviewed publication — which Shaina Sta. Cruz did for the first time in May — is a milestone for any aspiring researcher. Her study of automatic error correction in brain scan data, which she conducted Read More »

June 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Participants use paint brushes to make strides toward recovery

On May 16, during Stroke Awareness Month, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) held its second annual Strokes for Strokes event for stroke survivors and their caretakers. This event is free to the public and draws on research that painting may Read More »

June 10th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Emotions run high at 29th annual Festival of Life celebration

A cancer diagnosis is a lesson in living with uncertainty. Patients and survivors know that feeling, that loss of control, very well — it becomes their daily life.

For Casey O’Connell, MD, a clinical cancer researcher at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Read More »

June 7th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|