Murphy accepts Nursing Advisory Council chair term

The Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) recently announced that Theresa Murphy, RN, MSHA, CENP, chief nursing officer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, has accepted a two-year term as HASC Nursing Advisory Council chair.

Murphy has served Read More »

February 12th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

People who vape show changes in their genome linked to cancer

Biologically important changes in DNA seen in smokers are also being found in people who vape, according to a new study published in the journal Epigenetics.

A team of scientists at the Keck Read More »

February 12th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Surgical robots expand minimally invasive procedures available at USC-VHH

Last month, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital welcomed two new surgical robots into the operating room. They offer a broader range of motion, giving surgeons more dexterity during surgery. They also feature three-dimensional, high-definition visuals for improved Read More »

February 11th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New imaging technology shows potential for multiple uses, particularly in medicine

Gianluca Turcatel, PhD, and David Warburton, MD, of the Keck School of Medicine have joined fellow researchers at USC to develop a new tool to peer more deeply and clearly into living Read More »

February 10th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

A drug deployed at the earliest hint of Alzheimer’s could stop or slow the disease

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is launching a large clinical study to determine whether a man-made antibody would slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by targeting memory-robbing plaques in the earliest stages of the illness.

Described as Read More »

February 7th, 2020|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|