New, portable device aims to quickly diagnose patients with bleeding in brain

For patients with strokes and traumatic injuries to the brain, a timely diagnosis is one of the most important factors associated with a good recovery. Current practices require a CT or MRI before beginning treatment, but a newly funded project Read More »

December 30th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Stem Cell PhD student works to end inflamm-aging

USC PhD student Ruzanna “Rose” Shkhyan has gotten a first-hand look at how stem cell discoveries can lead to clinical trials. As member of the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Denis Evseenko, she contributed research that led to the development Read More »

December 29th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Ellison Institute researchers receive funding for colorectal cancer model

Four researchers from the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC have received $2.74 million in R01 funding from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health for their project to develop a microengineered colorectal cancer-on-chip Read More »

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

USC Stem Cell scientist Giorgia Quadrato receives a 2020 Mallinckrodt Grant

Giorgia Quadrato, PhD, an assistant professor in the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, was recently awarded an Edward Mallinckrodt Foundation (EMF) grant to further her research about modeling human brain Read More »

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

Extended stay hotel opens, offering new option for Keck Medicine patients and their families

A new extended-stay, select-service, 200-room hotel located on the north side of the Health Sciences Campus has opened, offering a new option for Keck Medicine of USC patients and their families. Hyatt House, a Hyatt extended-stay property, is available to Read More »

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