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    Friday, December 13, 2013
    [caption id="attachment_1149" align="alignright" width="300"] ROYAL VISIT For the 18th year, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Royal Court visited the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Dec. 5 to spread holiday cheer among day-hospital patients and meet with faculty physicians. Center, Christy Russell, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine at... Read More »
      Friday, December 13, 2013
      [caption id="attachment_1146" align="alignright" width="300"] DONATE LIFE Scott Evans, PharmD, MHA, CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, presents a rose on behalf of the hospitals’ organ transplant team to Alan Cochran, vice president of quality systems for One Legacy, a transplant donor network serving Southern California.... Read More »
        Friday, December 13, 2013
        [caption id="attachment_1143" align="alignright" width="300"] From left, Stephen Gruber, MD, MPH, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center; Peter Jones, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Urology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; and Art Ulene, MD, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, author and speaker, addressed attendees at the Norris Friends and Family luncheon on... Read More »
          Friday, December 13, 2013
          By Leslie Ridgeway Using three-dimensional organ creation, Keck Medicine of USC researchers aim to discover clues to metastatic cancer growth by developing a first-ever integrated bioengineered/computational model of metastatic colon cancer. David B. Agus, MD, director of the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine and professor of medicine at the... Read More »
            Friday, December 13, 2013
            By Sara Reeve For Mikel Snow, PhD, it’s an honor just to be nominated. The chair of the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Cell & Neurobiology has received the 2013 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges... Read More »
              Friday, December 13, 2013
              By Amy E. Hamaker Patricia Domay is a busy woman. At 72 years old, she caters for commercial video shoots, work she’s done for nearly 30 years. She grows her own organic vegetables, bakes an amazing coffee cake and charms those around her with her sunny personality. In fact, the... Read More »
                Friday, December 13, 2013
                By Amy E. Hamaker Have you ever felt driven to eat something sweet, even when you didn’t want to? The reason for this drive may be the high levels of sugar, fat and salt in food, which produce a dopamine hit that alters brain chemistry, according to David Kessler, MD,... Read More »
                  Friday, December 13, 2013
                  Zlokovic named holder of newly endowed chair; brings total Zilkha giving to $30M By Alison Trinidad Los Angeles residents Selim Zilkha and Mary Hayley are raising the stakes in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot currently... Read More »
                    Friday, November 22, 2013
                    [caption id="attachment_1122" align="alignright" width="300"] Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, speaks at the Parents Association Mini-Medical School on Oct. 25. The annual event offers medical school students’ parents tours of the campus as well as brief seminars about the lives of doctors-in-training.(Photo/Jon Nalick)[/caption]... Read More »
                      Friday, November 22, 2013
                      By Ryan Ball Next time you’re sitting in freeway gridlock, consider the complex system of traffic moving through each and every one of your cells — proteins and other molecules all trying get to the right place at the right time to perform a specific function, such as contacting muscles... Read More »
                        Friday, November 22, 2013
                        By Leslie Ridgeway [caption id="attachment_1116" align="alignright" width="192"] Mark Humayun with the Argus II artificial retina implant.(Photo/Jon Nalick)[/caption] Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, internationally known for his work on the Argus II artificial retina implant intended to restore sight to the blind, has been named the inaugural director of the USC Eye... Read More »
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