In memoriam: Selim Zilkha, co-founder of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

Selim Zilkha, whose funding and vision played an indispensible role in developing and launching the Zilkha Neurigenetic Institute, died in September at the age of 95 from natural causes.

Zilkha had already established a reputation as a generous Read More »

October 24th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Norris shares grant with Chinatown Service Center

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with the Chinatown Service Center to improve access to life-saving cervical cancer screenings, referrals and treatment for Chinese and Latina women in Central Los Angeles. This first-of-its-kind partnership Read More »

October 23rd, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Physical therapy behind bars

When deciding on where to practice as a physical therapist, Wendy Johnson, DPT, chose the California Institute for Women in Corona, CA, one of two penitentiaries for women in the state.

Johnson works at the 940-inmate facility as the lone physical Read More »

October 21st, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine leaders discuss progress, goals for enterprise

On October 14, employees and leadership from across the Keck Medicine of USC enterprise descended upon Mayer Auditorium on the USC Health Sciences Campus. For many individuals gathered on this overcast day, it was the first time they had seen Read More »

October 19th, 2022|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Science saved his life at 21, and now this Trojan is on a mission

When Tianli “Sheldon” Ding, MS, was an undergraduate in college, he was diagnosed with leukemia due to cancerous stem cells in his blood. His recovery journey only made him more determined to study stem cells and to use the science Read More »

October 18th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|