Researchers enrolling patients in trials for a possible antiviral treatment for COVID-19

As the pandemic continues, physicians and researchers across the world are working doggedly to find ways to mitigate the toll of COVID-19, especially among populations experiencing infection surges. While many scientists are striving to create a vaccine, others Read More »

July 23rd, 2020|Announcements, Clinical Studies, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Neonatal therapy expert joins USC Chan faculty

Certified neonatal therapist and research scientist Bobbi Pineda, PhD, joined the faculty of the USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Read More »

July 21st, 2020|Announcements|

Supplements with potential to prevent Alzheimer’s affect blood more than the brain

For years, the results of numerous lab investigations and population studies on Alzheimer’s disease have supported the preventive potential of omega-3 fatty acids, the “good fats” found abundantly in fish. However, to date the majority of studies evaluating Read More »

July 21st, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Living near natural gas flaring poses health risks for pregnant women and babies

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, in partnership with UCLA scientists, have found that women living near natural gas and oil wells that use flaring to burn off excess gas face a 50% greater risk Read More »

July 17th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC alumnus grants $4 million gift to USC pharmacy and architecture schools

A $4 million gift from Edward C. Abrahamian and his wife, Sandra, will fund student scholarships and support resources at the USC School of Pharmacy, as well as the USC School of Architecture.