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    Friday, October 25, 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, October 25, 2013
      The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has sponsored a host of activities in October to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its founding as one of the eight original National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Centers. (more…)... Read More »
        Friday, October 25, 2013
        By Mark Wheeler Stroke is the second leading cause of death in Los Angeles County. To cut those numbers, it’s imperative that new treatments be developed and refined for stroke prevention, acute therapy and recovery after stroke. Now, a three-way partnership between the USC Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at... Read More »
          Friday, October 25, 2013
          By Sara Reeve [caption id="attachment_1034" align="alignright" width="300"] HEAL program youth members Heriberto Alfaro and Eddie Mendoza chop produce grown in the Proyecto Jardin community garden in Boyle Heights. The program teaches participants how to grow and prepare healthy food in several stages: planting, harvesting and cooking.(Photo/Courtesy Proyecto Jardin)[/caption] Q: Can... Read More »
            Friday, October 25, 2013
            By Cristy Lytal USC scientist Qi-Long Ying, PhD, MSc, and a team of researchers have long been searching for biotech’s version of the fountain of youth — ways to encourage embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and epiblast stem cells (EpiSCs) to endlessly self-renew, or divide to produce more stem cells. In... Read More »
              Friday, October 25, 2013
              Keck Medicine of USC has announced a new partnership with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Orange County to establish new cancer and oncology services at the Hoag Family Cancer Institute and, eventually, other locations in Orange County. The new Hoag/USC partnership marries Orange County’s largest community cancer program with the... Read More »
                Friday, October 25, 2013
                By Sara Reeve [caption id="attachment_1020" align="alignright" width="192"] Actor-comedian Martin Short was the master of ceremonies for the gala.(Photo/Steve Cohn)[/caption] The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has made tremendous advances in the understanding and treatment of cancer during its four decades of existence. At the gala anniversary celebration, “40 Years of... Read More »
                  Friday, October 18, 2013
                  By Cristy Lytal [caption id="attachment_1017" align="alignright" width="300"] Qi-Long Ying and a team of researchers have discovered new ways to encourage human embryonic stem cells like these to self-renew.(Photo/Courtesy Qi-Long Ying)[/caption] USC scientist Qi-Long Ying, PhD, MSc, and a team of researchers have long been searching for biotech’s version of the... Read More »
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