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    Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    In furthering its dedication to preventing and responding to all forms of discrimination, USC is expanding its equity efforts in the university’s medical enterprise. As part of a new, university-wide policy on prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the university created the Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX (EEO-TIX). The... Read More »
      Wednesday, December 16, 2020
      Ahead of the rollout of the first COVID-19 vaccine that received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, two Keck Medicine of USC experts held a press conference on Dec. 15 about the logistics of receiving and distributing the first round of doses of the vaccine. Krist... Read More »
        Wednesday, December 16, 2020
        Until recently, scientists didn’t know much about perivascular spaces (PVS), fluid-filled regions in the brain involved in clearing waste and toxins — mainly because it’s tough to get a clear look at them using neuroimaging. But as technology evolves, researchers are finding that PVS may play a central role in... Read More »
          Tuesday, December 15, 2020
          Sugary drinks interfere with hormones that tell the body “I feel full,” potentially contributing to obesity and undermining weight loss efforts, a new USC study shows. The findings, which appeared Dec. 10 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, strengthen the case against sugar-sweetened beverages, a significant driver of... Read More »
            Monday, December 14, 2020
            Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national patient safety watchdog organization, in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This rating places Keck Hospital among the safest hospitals in the United States and follows the hospital’s spring 2020 and fall 2019 “A” grades.... Read More »
              Thursday, December 10, 2020
              For the first time, scientists have peered deeply inside a pancreatic cell and observed it packaging insulin and responding to a drug treatment, an intimate look at the mechanisms responsible for preventing diabetes. A team of scientists — led by researchers at the Bridge Institute at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent... Read More »
                Wednesday, December 9, 2020
                It’s an understatement to say the medical profession is stressful — especially during a pandemic. But a study from USC researchers shows just how large of an impact even the quickest medical emergencies can have on emergency room workers. “I think everyone understands, at some level, that health care can be stressful,”... Read More »
                  Wednesday, December 9, 2020
                  At least two promising COVID-19 vaccines are in final review by the FDA, whose emergency use authorization will allow for distribution in the United States. In anticipation of an upcoming vaccine, Keck Medicine of USC has been working with university leadership to plan for this major development, including how to... Read More »

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