Alumnus recalls ophthalmology residency, shares advice for aspiring clinicians

Charles Manger III, MD, graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s ophthalmology program in 1980. He subsequently founded the Saddleback Eye Center in Laguna Hills, where he has performed approximately 89,000 LASIK surgeries since Read More »

November 25th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Master of Public Health alumna thrives amid disasters

Back in December 2017, when she was applying to graduate school, Nicole Mercado Anazagasty had much more on her mind than being accepted into her dream program: Master of Public Health at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

She was Read More »

November 25th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New funding boosts brain development, disorder research by USC Stem Cell trio

The human brain is an incredibly complex organ to study in its living tissue form. Researchers cannot experiment on human tissue directly, and animal models are often too different to human physiology to be effective.

For this reason, in the last Read More »

November 24th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Seniors susceptible to scams show brain differences, are more frail

Scams and fraud exact a heavy toll on older adults, with estimates of yearly losses ranging from $3 billion to $36 billion in the U.S. alone.

Lasting damage can occur. Because many seniors live off of resources accumulated across their working lifetimes, such Read More »

November 23rd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?

Older women who live in locations with high levels of air pollution may have more Alzheimer’s-like brain shrinkage than women who live in places with cleaner air, according to a new USC study.

Researchers looked at fine particle pollution and found Read More »

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