Humayun among three USC faculty named 2021 AAAS fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected three USC professors to become AAAS fellows in 2021.

The council designates members with this distinction whose “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science, or its applications, are scientifically Read More »

January 26th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles awarded $8.3 million to study long-term effects of COVID in children

During the latest stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, more children are becoming seriously ill and some are experiencing symptoms lasting from one to several months. This condition is referred to by various names including long COVID, chronic COVID or scientifically, Read More »

January 26th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Masks in the time of omicron — an infectious disease expert gives insider tips on mask selection

Cases of the omicron variant may be slowing down, but the variant still has a firm hold on America. Mask selection continues to be a hot topic, especially since the 400 million free N95 masks promised by the Biden administration Read More »

January 25th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19|

With a $50 million gift, USC and UC San Diego join forces in Alzheimer’s research

Ajoint gift to USC and the University of California, San Diego, totaling $50 million from the Epstein Family Foundation will drive Alzheimer’s research and accelerate the search for treatments and a cure.

The generous donation establishes the Epstein Family Alzheimer’s Research Read More »

January 24th, 2022|Announcements|

More than 7 in 10 Los Angeles County adults were vaccinated or had COVID antibodies before delta, omicron surges

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, people hoped that the pandemic would end through ”herd immunity,” a scenario in which most people have antibodies from vaccination or prior infection and the virus slowly stops spreading because there are few new individuals Read More »

January 24th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|