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    Friday, April 9, 2021
    Vaping device companies are getting billions of eyeballs on their products and potentially influencing young adults with unrestricted advertising in music videos, an unregulated and relatively cheap promotional platform, a pair of USC studies show. The studies were published April 6 in Health Education & Behavior and in the December 2020 issue... Read More »
      Wednesday, April 7, 2021
      Last year, the U.S. government purchased 150 million BinaxNOW rapid antigen COVID-19 tests and began distributing them. One of the goals was to safely reopen schools. However, little data was available on how well these tests performed, especially among asymptomatic school-age children. A new USC study addresses that knowledge gap.... Read More »
        Wednesday, April 7, 2021
        Kidney development is a balancing act between the self-renewal of stem and progenitor cells to maintain and expand their numbers, and the differentiation of these cells into more specialized cell types. In a new study in the journal eLife from Andy McMahon’s laboratory in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine... Read More »
          Tuesday, April 6, 2021
          The USC Roski Eye Institute will open its new Visual Electrophysiology Unit (VEU) to community physicians in April. Ophthalmologists may directly refer their patients to the VEU for testing. The VEU features state-of-the-art equipment that aids in the detection of inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, as well as... Read More »
            Tuesday, April 6, 2021
            Five years ago, Kim Michalski, now 67, had a prominent career as an investment manager, overseeing portfolios for high-wealth clients and traveling across the country to manage her own staff. But behind closed doors, Michalski was experiencing excruciating sciatic pain and spinal degeneration. “Carrying suitcases and briefcases, even walking, was... Read More »
              Monday, April 5, 2021
              Berislav Zlokovic was one of three USC faculty members to be appointed as University Professors, USC Provost Charles F. Zukoski announced in an April 5 memo. John Brooks Slaughter, PhD, Hanna Reisler, PhD, and Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, were named as University Professors and Natalia Molina, PhD, and Alan E. Willner, PhD, were named as Distinguished Professors.... Read More »
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