Perspective: Telehealth is a gift, not a compromise

Vaughn Starnes, MD, is a Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, director of the USC Cardiovascular Institute, and the surgeon-in-chief at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Read More »

September 22nd, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

To prevent cancer, researchers look beyond traditional risk factors

Under the leadership of its director, Caryn Lerman, MD, the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is embarking on an ambitious plan to harness data science and integrate “big data” related to multiple risk factors. Read More »

September 22nd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Filling the gap in neonatal care with play

When babies are born early — at or before 32 weeks — they are at risk for challenges, including developmental and learning disabilities. While they receive lots of care in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), there’s about Read More »

September 16th, 2020|Announcements, Clinical Studies|

Researchers co-developing precision drug delivery tool for traumatic brain injury

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Southern California has developed a precision drug delivery tool to selectively treat areas of the brain damaged during a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The researchers anticipate that their rapidly Read More »

September 15th, 2020|Announcements|

J. Martin Heur named interim chair of ophthalmology

J. Martin Heur, MD, PhD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, has agreed to serve as interim chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Read More »

September 15th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|