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    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Jonathan Tucci was uncertain whether he wanted to pursue a medical degree or a PhD. Fortunately, he found a way to do both. “I like the idea of being a translational scientist — being able to go from bench to bedside, and back to bench to study the whole problem,” said... Read More »
      Thursday, June 28, 2018
      Data published from a multicenter clinical trial that included Keck Medicine of USC suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) prior to a prostate biopsy could eliminate unnecessary cancer tests and optimize accuracy of any necessary testing. The PRECISION trial examines the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) prior to a... Read More »
        Thursday, June 28, 2018
        When Stuart D. Boyd, MD, professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, joined the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology in 1982, he came with the goal of improving the quality of life for men who survive urologic cancer. Now 36 years later, Boyd is... Read More »
          Wednesday, June 27, 2018
          Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, professor of family medicine and May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine, testified during a hearing at the spring meeting of the Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) in Washington, D.C., in early June. Mosqueda, who also is... Read More »
            Wednesday, June 27, 2018
            Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, which means many children have experienced a cancer illness or even death in their own family. At the same time, many minorities are underrepresented in the fields of cancer-related science, research, medicine and patient care that affects their own families,... Read More »
              Tuesday, June 26, 2018
              A tobacco replacement designed to help grown-ups quit smoking has landed in the hands of children with potentially harmful consequences, new USC research shows. Jon-Patrick Allem, PhD, MA, research scientist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, explores the intersection of social media and public health. His study of... Read More »
                Monday, June 25, 2018
                Investigators found that many common psychiatric disorders are deeply connected on a genetic level, sharing specific genetic risk factors, underscoring the need to recognize shared dimensions of brain dysfunction, and develop new treatment strategies. Results of this investigation have been published in the June 22 issue of the journal Science. Classification... Read More »

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