Innovative treatment can help maintain prostate cancer patients’ quality of life

For some prostate cancer patients, radical treatment (surgery or radiation) are standard. However, these procedures may cause side effects including urinary incontinence or impotency.

A new study from Read More »

September 8th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

In memoriam: G. Denman Hammond, MD, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics

It is with sadness that we note the recent passing of Dr. G. Denman Hammond, at the age of 97.  

Dr. Hammond had a distinguished career as a faculty for the University of Southern California, Read More »

September 3rd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Large scale neuroimaging study seeks to pinpoint brain changes behind schizophrenia

Researchers based at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute have conducted the largest-ever diffusion imaging study of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS). The genetic disorder, caused by a small segment of missing DNA on chromosome Read More »

September 3rd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Occupational science PhD student Dominique Como earns NIH fellowship

In July, USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy PhD student Dominique Como received a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (Kirschstein-NRSA). Commonly referred Read More »

September 3rd, 2020|Announcements|

At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a core team provided critical COVID-19 strategies

For those working in health care, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a team effort. At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a core group got to work on preparation efforts as early as January to ensure that the Read More »

September 2nd, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|