Researcher launches study to help the hearing impaired gain access to music

When Ray Goldsworthy, PhD, was just 13, he contracted spinal meningitis. Antibiotics saved his life but destroyed the cells in his inner ears responsible for processing sound.

“Within the span of one to two weeks, I went from hearing normally to Read More »

December 6th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Study examining the evolution of feathers shows potential for medical applications

New research from an international team led by USC scientists set out to learn how feathers developed and helped birds spread across the world. Flight feathers, in particular, are masterpieces of propulsion and adaptation, helping penguins swim, eagles soar and Read More »

December 5th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers featured on “VOA/TEK” for their innovations in eyesight restoration

Voice of America’s “VOA/TEK,” a news program dedicated to highlighting cutting-edge technologies and medical breakthroughs, recently featured Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, University Professor of Ophthamology at the Keck School of Medicine and co-director of the Read More »

December 4th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Sports medicine innovations are helping weekend warriors stay in the game

Call them recreational athletes. Couch-to-5K joggers. Weekend warriors. Whichever name you use, they’re the ones who wait all week to hit the soccer field, basketball court or running trail on Saturday morning. They’re up at 5 a.m. for a long Read More »

December 4th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

From The Conversation: How does a piece of bread cause a migraine?

Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world and causes suffering for tens of millions of people. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes Read More »

December 3rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|