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    Wednesday, February 1, 2023
    A new federal report shows that the USC Norris Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy Program, an adult-only program at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, has achieved a historic one-year survival rate of 90.3%. This surpasses the center’s previous one-year survival rates, which led the nation at 80% to... Read More »
      Tuesday, January 31, 2023
      The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has honored Carolyn Meltzer, MD, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Richard M. Watanabe, PhD, professor of population and public health sciences, by naming them Fellows for their groundbreaking research. Meltzer is an award-winning researcher in neuroradiology... Read More »
        Monday, January 30, 2023
        The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research has bestowed a grant to Lori Michener, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS, for her upcoming study, Biomarkers of Tendon Recovery for Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy. Currently it's challenging to get meaningful images of shoulder tendons because they and the surrounding muscle are thicker than the tendons... Read More »
          Friday, January 27, 2023
          Almost two-thirds of adults do not know the upper thresholds for healthy blood pressure, according to a new study co-led by the Behavioral Sciences program at USC's Leonard D. Schaeffer Center For Health Policy and Economics. Their findings were published in the journal Medical Decision Making. While most study participants... Read More »
            Thursday, January 26, 2023
            A new laboratory designed to advance early-stage research into lifesaving, commercially viable therapies was celebrated on the USC Health Sciences Campus Tuesday night. Housed at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the USC/CHLA cGMP Laboratory will manufacture cell and gene therapies under the Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturing practice... Read More »
              Tuesday, January 24, 2023
              The effectiveness of telehealth for children on the spectrum relies on a strong clinician and patient relationship, but it hinges on family involvement and the clinic's infrastructure. Due to an increased need for teleheath due to COVID-19, researchers from USC Chan’s Disparity Reduction and Equity in Autism Services (DREAmS) Lab... Read More »
                Monday, January 23, 2023
                Most undergraduates in the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention course are on the pre-med track, so they mostly focus on science as they pursue careers in the health care industry. Yet David Black, PhD, associate professor at the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences,  believes there is an opportunity... Read More »

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