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    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    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 patients significantly increased overall survival times. A team of researchers led by Debu Tripathy, professor of medicine at the... Read More »
      Thursday, May 23, 2013
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        Monday, May 20, 2013
        [caption id="attachment_300" align="alignright" width="288"] Keck School of Medicine honorees Kayla Dewey and Caitlin Carroll display their awards after the May 16 ceremony.[/caption] The Keck School of Medicine Senior Awards Ceremony was held on May 16 on campus. Awards were granted to outstanding Doctor of Medicine candidates on the basis of... Read More »
          Friday, May 17, 2013
          By Josh Grossberg [caption id="attachment_270" align="alignleft" width="205"] Patient Dominic Quagliozzi made 20 paintings that reflected the pain and the loneliness he felt during his 11-day hospital stay.[/caption] Dominic Quagliozzi was looking for a unique place to display his artwork. He found it in his hospital room at the Keck Medical... Read More »
            Thursday, May 16, 2013
            By Josh Grossberg USC researchers and their partners across Los Angeles County have been awarded an $11 million grant to fund research on community-based interventions to reduce the higher rates of stroke and death from stroke among economically disadvantaged Hispanics, African-Americans and Asian-Americans. [caption id="attachment_232" align="alignleft" width="210"] Amytis Towfighi[/caption] The... Read More »
              Thursday, May 16, 2013
              More than 150 students from elementary schools surrounding USC’s Health Sciences campus participated in the 13th annual HSC Science Fair, held May 9, on the Harry and Celesta Pappas Quad. (more…)... Read More »
                Thursday, May 16, 2013
                By Mike McNulty The USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy announced its entry into the Campaign for the University of Southern California on April 27 before a capacity crowd of over 400 Trojans gathered at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel ballroom. The kickoff celebration, scheduled to coincide... Read More »
                  Thursday, May 16, 2013
                  By USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing A seasoned health care executive with decades of experience in the Los Angeles market has been tapped to lead Keck Medical Center’s managed care strategy. Carol Buitrago joined USC April 30 and serves as executive administrator for managed care and community medical... Read More »
                    Thursday, May 16, 2013
                    By Candace Pearson Piece by missing piece, scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are deciphering the powerful gene regulatory circuit that maintains and controls the potential of embryonic stem cells (ESCs) to form any type of cell in the body. Recent findings by Andrew McMahon, director and... Read More »
                      Thursday, May 16, 2013
                      By Josh Grossberg The message to the dozens of school-aged girls was simple—with hard work and diligence, they can achieve meaningful and successful careers in science, technology, engineering and math—the so-called STEM subjects. And to prove the point, the message was delivered by some of the top female professionals in... Read More »
                        Thursday, May 16, 2013
                        By Ina Fried Images of shrinking glaciers and stranded polar bears give powerful evidence of the need for people to work together on the common problem of protecting the planet. Adding art and the voices of community leaders to the data scientists are compiling may help convince decision makers to... Read More »
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