L.A. eating habits changed significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic

More than half of Los Angeles County residents made changes to their diet during the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than a quarter of them reporting that they ate more healthily, according to a new study by USC researchers.

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July 26th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Multi-cancer blood tests can reduce late-stage cancer diagnosis in Black and Latino patients

The stage at which cancers are detected is one of the most important factors in determining patient survival. Yet not everyone regularly receives recommended routine screenings for common cancers, which contributes to disparities in cancer survival rates among Black and Read More »

July 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Department of Surgery receives NIH training grant for young researchers

The Department of Surgery has received a grant to join the National Institutes of Health’s Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) program, an innovative push to recruit and develop talented young researchers. The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Read More »

July 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

COVID-19 vaccination mandates for employees and students are effective tool against virus spread

While two-thirds of the U.S. adult population has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, vaccination rates remain highly variable across, and within, states. This is of increasing concern as communities reopen and more contagious variants of the virus spread, Read More »

July 22nd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Top scientists and research institutions propose improvements to cell- and gene-based therapy development

Scientists around the world are achieving significant advances in the fight against devastating diseases like cancer, severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) disorder and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) thanks to leading-edge cell- and gene-based therapies. But numerous obstacles to progress could slow Read More »

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