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    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 »
          Thursday, May 16, 2013
          By Ellin Kavanagh Pat Levitt, USC Provost Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology, has been named inaugural director of the Developmental Neurogenetics Program of the newly created Institute for the Developing Mind within The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The Institute for the Developing Mind,... Read More »
            Thursday, May 16, 2013
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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 »
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