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    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 »
                Thursday, October 11, 2018
                To counteract burnout among medical students, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established a new wellness curriculum featuring mindfulness, anxiety management and stress prevention. Medical students now receive support and training in areas from physical and mental health to academic performance and financial knowledge, said Chantal Young, USC’s... Read More »
                  Thursday, October 11, 2018
                  The USC Thornton School of Music and USC Voice Center partnered to offer its annual vocal screening clinic on Sept. 28 to voice students at the USC Voice Center’s downtown Los Angeles location. The free event included perceptual voice evaluation and laryngeal endoscopies for the students, as well as question-and-answer sessions with... Read More »
                    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
                    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, or CIRM, is the state's stem cell agency with a mission to accelerate stem cell treatments to patients with unmet medical needs. To further spread information about potential careers in stem cell, CIRM is holding its official statewide Stem Cell Awareness Day on Oct.... Read More »
                      Wednesday, October 10, 2018
                      Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC students Eumi Choi and Thomas Nguyen will graduate from USC without any dental school debt, thanks to a prestigious scholarship that aims to put primary care health providers in underserved communities. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholarship provides health professions students the... Read More »
                        Wednesday, October 10, 2018
                        Toddlers with asthma are more likely to become obese children, according to an international study led by USC scientists. The finding is a turnabout for children’s health as obesity has often been seen as a precursor to asthma in children, not the other way around. The study, conducted by a... Read More »
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