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    Thursday, May 16, 2013
    By Josh Grossberg Beating out hundreds of entrants, a third-year psychiatry resident at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has recently been named the winner of two separate prestigious awards. Sean Sassano-Higgins was one of only 13 people in the country chosen for a GAP Fellowship, awarded by the... Read More »
      Thursday, May 16, 2013
      By USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing A new study from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center shows targeting both hormone receptors (HRs) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) in first-line treatment of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients significantly increased overall survival times. A team of researchers... Read More »
        Thursday, May 16, 2013
        By Alison Trinidad Alligators may help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth regeneration in people, according to new research led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC. For the first time, a global team of researchers led by USC pathology professor Cheng-Ming Chuong, has uncovered unique cellular and molecular... Read More »
          Friday, May 10, 2013
          By Molly Rugg Physicians and neuroscientists at USC are enrolling female volunteers into a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical trial studying the effects of soy supplements on menopause-related hot flashes and memory loss. Sponsored by the Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC School of Pharmacy, the clinical trial... Read More »
            Friday, May 10, 2013
            The USC Institute of Urology hosted “L.A. Live—International Robotic and Open Live Surgery Symposium,” which attracted more than more than 240 physicians to the Aresty Auditorium from May 1-2. A roster of 40 renowned international surgeons served as speakers and moderators for the event, which featured 10 live robot-assisted and... Read More »
              Friday, May 10, 2013
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                Friday, May 10, 2013
                [caption id="attachment_169" align="alignnone" width="504"] From left, Stephen Gruber, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center; Andrew McMahon, director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC; and Art Ulene, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, author and speaker, addressed attendees at the Norris Ambassadors... Read More »
                  Friday, May 10, 2013
                  By Josh Grossberg When the Evaluation and Treatment Clinic (ETC) opened at Keck Hospital of USC in 2009, it proved to be so successful that the need for expansion soon became apparent. Nearly four years later, the newly remodeled—and much larger—clinic opened for patient care on April 23. While the... Read More »
                    Friday, May 10, 2013
                    By Robin Heffler The human body has the ability to ward off viruses by activating a naturally occurring protein at the cellular level, setting off a chain reaction that disrupts the levels of cholesterol required in cell membranes to enable viruses to enter cells. The findings, discovered by researchers in... Read More »
                      Friday, May 10, 2013
                      [caption id="attachment_154" align="alignleft" width="302"] At the April 22 event honoring Mark Humayun are, from left: Viterbi School Dean Yannis C. Yortsos, USC Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Elizabeth Garrett, Humayun and Keck School Dean Carmen A. Puliafito. Photo/Steve Cohn[/caption] By Josh Grossberg University officials recently honored Mark... Read More »
                        Friday, May 10, 2013
                        [caption id="attachment_117" align="alignnone" width="300"] From left at the May 2 groundbreaking ceremony are: USC President C. L. Max Nikias; USC Trustee Harlyne Norris; Lisa Hansen, chair of the board of trustees for the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation; and Senior Vice President and CEO for USC Health Tom... Read More »
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