Researchers discover substantial brain structure differences in people with anorexia

Eating disorders are often misunderstood as a matter of choice. The truth is that they are serious and debilitating mental health conditions. Eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa, show a higher mortality rate than other mental illnesses. The starvation resulting from Read More »

June 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Rod Hanners provides recommendations to stay safe from COVID-19 this summer

Over the past few months, the medical and scientific communities have made significant strides in helping members of the public to prevent and treat COVID-19 infection. However, the Greater Los Angeles area has recently moved from a Read More »

June 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Stress accelerates aging of the immune system

Stressful events — such as physical and psychological trauma, discrimination, job strain and even a high rate of everyday pressures  — accelerates aging of the immune system, potentially increasing a person’s risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and vulnerability to infections, Read More »

June 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC faculty and alumni bring home five APTA awards

It was a good year for the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the 2022 APTA Honors and Awards program, with four faculty members and one alumna receiving awards and scholarships. To Read More »

June 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New grant supports research on the link between vascular dysfunction and Alzheimer’s

More than 30 years ago, Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, now director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, proposed a hypothesis that flaws in the blood-brain barrier — which keeps harmful substances in the blood from entering Read More »

June 8th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|