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    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Siegel, a physician-scientist who specializes in the treatment of people who live with schizophrenia and psychosis, also holds the Franz Alexander Chair in Psychiatry. Steven Siegel... Read More »
      Monday, August 10, 2020
      Three USC faculty members are working together to utilize a new treatment against the world’s most insidious and debilitating neurological diseases: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. Combining their expertise in neuroimaging and biokinesiology, they conduct their cutting-edge research at the USC SensoriMotor Assessment and Rehabilitation Training in Virtual Reality (SMART-VR)... Read More »
        Tuesday, August 4, 2020
        A landmark consensus paper on brain death, published on Aug. 3 in JAMA as a “special communication,” aims to guide physicians in determining brain death as well as help families accept its irreversibility. Gene Sung, MD, director of the neurocritical care and stroke division at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is senior... Read More »
          Tuesday, August 4, 2020
          Keck Medicine of USC has named renowned oncologist and cancer researcher Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, as USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center’s cancer physician in chief. He will step into the role on Sept. 15. In this inaugural position, Grossman will provide executive leadership for oncology services, partnering with academic and... Read More »
            Tuesday, August 4, 2020
            On Aug. 1, Dima Mazen Qato, PharmD, PhD, MPH, joined the USC School of Pharmacy faculty as the Hygeia Centennial Chair and associate professor (with tenure) in the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy. She has also been appointed as a Senior Fellow with the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center... Read More »
              Monday, August 3, 2020
              Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an updated report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2020). Twenty-eight world-leading dementia experts, including researchers from the Keck School of... Read More »
                Friday, July 31, 2020
                On July 13, Peter Conti, MD, PhD, director of the USC Molecular Imaging Center, was awarded the Benedict Cassen Prize during the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). The $25,000 award is bestowed every two years by the Education and Research Foundation (ERF) for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular... Read More »
                  Thursday, July 30, 2020
                  On Friday, July 24, Han Joo Kim, MD, died. He was a gifted radiation oncologist for Keck Medicine of USC, and his death is a significant loss that will be felt by all who were fortunate enough to know him. Kim had the distinction of becoming Keck Medicine’s first satellite... Read More »
                    Thursday, July 30, 2020
                    On August 1, after a long career as a chaplain for USC’s health care system, including as spiritual director for Keck Medical Center of USC, Chaplain Phil Manly has retired. During his long career, Chaplain Manly spent 40 years as chaplain for Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center as... Read More »

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