Match Day 2021: Graduating medical students celebrate with family, friends and each other

Andrea Banuelos Mota and her family — mother Magdalena Banuelos, husband Jose Luis Rodriquez and 8-month-old son Joey — gathered in front of her computer at her San Fernando home early March 19. When the email arrived, they Read More »

March 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Emergency department use declined dramatically during first COVID-19 surge in L.A. County

One year into the pandemic, it is still unclear what the effects of the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders have been on health care utilization and patients seeking care unrelated to COVID-19 symptoms.

In a new Read More »

March 18th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

USC vaccination site aims to expand access to immunization

Traffic on Flower Street has been thicker than normal as cars queue up to enter the parking garage near the southeast corner of USC’s University Park Campus, where the city is operating its newest vaccination site. The clinic’s Read More »

March 17th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Construction begins on facility for cell therapy program

The essence of translational medicine is taking an idea from the drawing board and “translating” it into a real-world treatment that helps patients. The winding road of that process takes plenty of time, money and expertise, so it Read More »

March 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

For USC scientist Xi Chen, a chicken is more than just an egg’s way of making another egg

USC postdoctoral researcher Xi Chen knows that you have to break a few eggs in order to grow chicken stem cells. His work on maintaining embryonic stem cells (ESC) from chicken eggs provides insight into stem cell pluripotency Read More »

March 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|