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    Monday, November 6, 2023
    A potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) developed by USC Stem Cell scientist Justin Ichida, PhD, is poised to enter clinical development for patients, following a recent license agreement between the pharmaceutical giant Takeda and AcuraStem, a startup co-founded by Ichida in 2016. After developing and investigating 800 potential... Read More »
      Thursday, November 2, 2023
      Past executives of USC University Hospital — now Keck Hospital of USC — visited Keck Medical Center of USC for a reunion on Oct. 29. In attendance were the hospital’s founding CEO Gerald Bosworth, former COO Curt Schroeder, former CFO Mike Parsons, as well as former associate administrator, nursing services... Read More »
        Thursday, November 2, 2023
        On Monday, Oct. 23, employees and executive leaders from across Keck Medicine of USC gathered in the Aresty Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus for a town-hall style meeting. This was one in a series of town halls presented at key Keck Medicine locations, which also included the Alhambra offices,... Read More »
          Wednesday, November 1, 2023
          The National Cancer Institute has given a $20 million grant to the USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (USC TCORS) to research shifting patterns in the use of flavored tobacco products among teenagers and young adults, as well as how these products are being marketed to them.  The research, led by... Read More »
            Tuesday, October 31, 2023
            According to a working paper by the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics in collaboration with Brown University, a global rollout campaign encouraging COVID-19 vaccination saved 2.4 million lives in 141 countries. And it could have saved an additional 670,000 with more equitable distribution. The working... Read More »
              Tuesday, October 31, 2023
              USC alumna Kayla Tilton, MPH, has earned a spot in the de Beaumont Foundation 40 Under 40 in Public Health for her creative leadership and impactful work with LA County's Board of Supervisors and Department of Public Health. Recently she shared details about her career path, what inspires her and... Read More »
                Tuesday, October 31, 2023
                Father Hrant Yeretzian, a 75-year-old Armenian priest, spent years seeking help for vocal cord scarring that had left him unable lead chants and masses — his great joy and the main part of his ministry. Then he met Michael Johns, MD, director of the USC Voice Center, and a health... Read More »

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