Not a dry eye in the house: Treating a common, potentially dangerous eye ailment

Some 17 million adults in the U.S. have dry eye disease. Meet the physicians and researchers at the USC Roski Eye Institute’s Dry Eye Center who are fighting it.

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December 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Chan Division researchers review link between autism and gut-microbiome

A new scoping review of nearly 200 publications covering the relationships between autism spectrum disorder and the brain–gut–microbiome system was published online Dec. 16 in Nutrients. The review synthesizes the growing body of research suggesting that gut microbiota Read More »

December 30th, 2021|Announcements|

COVID-19 may have spread faster in the U.S. because the first symptom was cough

The strain of COVID-19 virus that was circulating in the United States and Europe during the first wave of the pandemic may have been particularly infectious because the most common first symptom was likely a cough, according to a Read More »

December 29th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Communication between cells plays a major role in deciding their fate

Scientists have found a way to prove that biochemical signals sent from cell to cell play an important role in determining how those cells develop.

The study was published in the journal Development on Dec. 22.

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December 28th, 2021|Announcements|

2021 in review: In USC labs, another year of groundbreaking discoveries

Pandemic or not, USC researchers continue to make discoveries that are changing people’s lives. From studies on why we’re so polarized to work on treating and someday curing Alzheimer’s, Trojans remain at the forefront of science — whether that’s in Read More »

December 27th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|