USC Stem Cell: An incubator for medicine of the 21st century

Just over a decade ago, USC was a university with a few scattered stem cell biologists, and a vision for total transformation. The university was committed to designing a unique “incubator” for researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of Read More »

November 8th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Professor Elyn Saks is co-winner of prestigious Pardes Humanitarian Prize

Throughout her career, Saks has written extensively on the intersection of mental health and law, and has received many honors, including a 2009 MacArthur fellowship, also known as a “Genius Grant.” The prestigious Pardes Humanitarian Prize was awarded to three Read More »

November 8th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Sustainability group takes aim at single-use products in dental education

The climate crisis is causing many of us to examine every aspect of our lives — including the health care sector, which comprises 10% of our nation’s carbon emissions. Think about the amount of single-use items used during a standard Read More »

November 4th, 2021|Announcements|

Medications, milestones and disease management: Q&A with Alzheimer’s researcher Lon Schneider

Alzheimer’s disease and the urgent need for more effective treatments have been making headlines this year, with the FDA approving limited use of a new drug for the first time in nearly two decades. We recently sat down with Lon Read More »

November 3rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC scientists discover a novel therapeutic target to treat fatty liver disease

About 80 million Americans have fatty liver disease unrelated to alcohol abuse. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with obesity and diabetes, and can lead to more severe liver damage such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), cirrhosis and liver cancer. Read More »

November 2nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|