Pain relief without opioids? Yes, it’s possible

Are opioid medications the only way to fight pain? Experts at USC say no, as growing research shows that non-opioid pain medicine and other tools can help people reduce or even avoid the use of narcotics.

Pain management professionals use a Read More »

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

Expert shares information about sarcoma during awareness month

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcoma is a rare cancer that often originates deep in the body and develops from connective tissues, fat and muscle.

Sarcoma expert William Tseng, MD, associate professor of clinical surgery at the Keck School of Medicine Read More »

July 24th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers discover how genes for tooth roots turn off, on

To figure out how the body changes over time, researchers are increasingly looking to understand epigenetics, the study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself. This scientific endeavor extends Read More »

July 24th, 2019|Announcements|

Grant to expand reach of USC Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $3.75 million to the Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, for the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). In Read More »

July 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

France-USA Stem Cell Symposium gathers la crème de la crème

Science was the common language at the first France-USA Stem Cell Symposium, held at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. The event brought together more than 100 stem cell scientists Read More »

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