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    Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    Keck Medicine of USC and schools throughout the university have implemented a wide variety of artistic programs for sick and injured patients of all ages. Each program was developed from research showing that creativity promotes healing, physical health and overall wellbeing. To read more, click here.... Read More »
      Wednesday, April 17, 2024
      Oscar-winning actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Sean Penn will deliver the keynote address at the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ commencement on Saturday, May 11. The ceremony will honor 351 graduates who have earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in pharmacy, pharmacology and drug development, regulatory... Read More »
        Wednesday, April 17, 2024
        A new study led by the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute is set to illuminate the under-explored domain of brain aging and risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias among Middle Eastern and North African adults in the United States. Addressing this research gap is important... Read More »
          Tuesday, April 9, 2024
          On March 21st, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders from USC — including Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC — attended the 2024 Los Angeles Business Journal Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Symposium to take part in conversations with other industry leaders. This year, Shannon... Read More »
            Monday, April 8, 2024
            The American Pharmacists Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have named the California Right Meds Collaborative — led by the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences — as one of six Community of Practice teams for a national project. Titled, “Advancing Health Equity with Pharmacy-Based Strategies, Pharmacists... Read More »
              Monday, April 8, 2024
              Bryant Edwards, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, MPH, a national leader in the field of occupational therapy, has been named the commencement speaker for the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. An alumnus of USC, Edwards is the executive director of rehabilitation and professional services at Children’s Hospital Los... Read More »
                Monday, April 8, 2024
                In a study published in Cell Stem Cell, scientists from the Ichida Lab, part of USC Stem Cell at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, used lab-grown human brain structures known as organoids to establish a link between traumatic brain injury and degenerative neurological diseases — such as ALS... Read More »
                  Tuesday, April 2, 2024
                  Hospitals have increasingly implemented medical payment products — such as credit cards and loans administered by hospitals, physician practices or third-party companies — and the process has come under scrutiny by consumer advocate groups. Now, researchers with the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics have released... Read More »
                    Tuesday, April 2, 2024
                    A recent Keck School of Medicine of USC study has provided new information about why some COVID-19 patients experience a mild illness at first, but then develop potentially fatal inflammation throughout the body a week or so after infection. The findings, published in Nature Cell Biology, identify routes that the... Read More »
                      Monday, April 1, 2024
                      Critically acclaimed film director Jon M. Chu, a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, will return to his alma mater on May 10 to deliver the keynote address at the University of Southern California's 141st commencement ceremony and will receive an honorary degree. Carol L. Folt, president of... Read More »
                        Monday, April 1, 2024
                        Charles (Chuck) Murry, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the next chair of the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and the director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Effective Aug. 1, he... Read More »
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