Masking, breakthrough infections and telehealth: Keck Medicine of USC experts weigh in on life after June 15

June 15 is a banner day in California. Most COVID-19 statewide restrictions will be eliminated, including physical distancing and, in many situations, mask mandates. How will life change and how will it stay the same? Keck Medicine Read More »

June 14th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Breakthrough in brain imaging may offer future alternative to functional MRI

The gold standard in functional brain imaging for over two decades, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has transformed the landscape of research and clinical care. Yet, because of its cost and functional limitations, scientists have continued to look for new Read More »

June 14th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

FDA’s approval of aducanumab paves the way for ‘more momentous’ Alzheimer’s breakthroughs

The Food and Drug Administration yanked the fight against Alzheimer’s out of the mire with its approval of the first disease-modifying therapy. Although it’s a modest first step, it paves the way for more momentous breakthroughs.

The drug — Read More »

June 11th, 2021|Announcements|

Business leader Steve Keck named to the USC Board of Trustees

USC alumnus Steve Keck, a financial analyst and co-president of the W.M. Keck Foundation, was elected to the USC Board of Trustees on June 9.

“It’s my great honor to welcome Steve Keck to our board,” said Rick Read More »

June 10th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Caryn Lerman named president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes

Caryn Lerman, PhD, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has been named president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI).

Lerman joined the AACI Board of Directors in 2019 and was Read More »

June 10th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|