New study reveals one-two punch of symptoms that exacerbate Alzheimer’s

A new Alzheimer’s disease study found that impaired blood flow in the brain is correlated with the buildup of tau tangles, a hallmark indicator of cognitive decline.

The work, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that Read More »

October 20th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC’s doctoral program in biokinesiology ranked 12th in nation by National Academy of Kinesiology

The USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy’s PhD program in biokinesiology has been ranked 12th in the nation by the National Academy of Kinesiology, when faculty size is accounted for. 

The ranking places Read More »

October 19th, 2020|Announcements|

Study: COVID-19 pandemic widens exercise gap between younger children and adolescents

Patterns set during childhood can influence adult life profoundly, and exercise habits are no exception. With the U.S. seeing a 20-year trend of increased risk of being overweight or obese among children, there’s reason for concern about both Read More »

October 19th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Top Doctors of 2020 recognized by Pasadena Magazine

Physicians from Keck Medicine of USC again have been recognized by Pasadena Magazine in its annual Top Doctors issue.

The Top Doctors issue lists practicing physicians in Pasadena and surrounding cities in the San Gabriel Valley who are considered by their peers to Read More »

October 6th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study traces the evolution of gill covers in fish

The emergence of jaws in primitive fish allowed vertebrates to become top predators. What is less appreciated is another evolutionary innovation that may have been just as important for the success of early vertebrates: the formation of covers to protect Read More »

October 6th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|