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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Keck Hospital of USC is being recognized for its exceptional cardiac care with a 2019 Healthgrades excellence award for percutaneous coronary intervention. According to Healthgrades, the hospital ranks among the top 10 percent in the nation for the procedure, which involves placing a stent in blood vessels that have narrowed... Read More »
      Monday, October 22, 2018
      The USC Center for Cystic Fibrosis – Adult Care at Keck Hospital of USC has received a generous $1 million gift from the Anton Yelchin Foundation. Anton Yelchin had cystic fibrosis, and the USC Center for Cystic Fibrosis – Adult Care provided 10 years of care to help him manage... Read More »
        Friday, October 19, 2018
        Adam Leventhal, PhD, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, received the American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science Determination Award Oct. 18 in Beverly Hills for his novel research of the causes, consequences, treatment and prevention of tobacco use and other cancer-causing behaviors. The recognition... Read More »
          Thursday, October 18, 2018
          Ji-Seung Yoo, PhD, postdoctoral scholar – research associate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been chosen as the newest awardee of the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research (HCPR) Postdoctoral Fellowship. The award was activated in September 2018. The HCPR was established in 2014 with a generous gift from... Read More »
            Wednesday, October 17, 2018
            After decades of punishing schedules and high-pressure exams, medical schools across the nation are awakening to the need for major changes in how doctors are trained — and USC is leading this charge on physician wellness. Because medical students are expected to spend long hours in the hospital and master... Read More »
              Tuesday, October 16, 2018
              Young Americans with cancer have a far better prognosis than once thought due to a surprising new discovery about the role of HIV/AIDS, fundamentally altering a long-standing narrative about their cancer mortality, according to new findings by USC scientists. For decades, some researchers believed cancer survival rates were dismally low... Read More »
                Tuesday, October 16, 2018
                It didn’t require plane tickets to bring together scientists from USC Stem Cell in Los Angeles and BCRegMed in Vancouver. During October’s Virtual Symposium, videoconferencing technology enabled these scientists to share ideas as if they were sitting in the same conference room — even though they were more than 1,200... Read More »
                  Monday, October 15, 2018
                  Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Associate Dean of Research Yang Chai, PhD, DDS, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a membership which is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. “Your election reflects the high esteem in which your peers and... Read More »
                    Monday, October 15, 2018
                    Martha Garcia lives with Type 2 diabetes, a preventable and manageable disease that for many feels like a social death sentence. The myths surrounding the disease made Garcia believe she had two choices — continue with the habits that led to getting the disease or eliminate many of the foods... Read More »
                      Monday, October 15, 2018
                      For Bradley Williams, a certified geriatric pharmacist with an interest in photography, there was only one way to retire: with a gallery showing of his photographic portraits of older adults. Williams, professor of clinical pharmacy and clinical gerontology, combined his two passions by showcasing 15 of his photos at a gallery... Read More »
                        Friday, October 12, 2018
                        Ilisa Juried never imagined her heart stopping at age 18. “I was in New York City’s Grand Central Station singing and dancing, when suddenly I gripped my mother’s shoulder and collapsed,” Juried said. Suffering from cardiac arrest, she fell to the ground as Deb Scholten and Therese Wauters, two vacationing... Read More »
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