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    Friday, July 26, 2013
    The Institute for Genetic Medicine recently hosted “Memories of the Way We Were,” a public forum on mental health issues related to Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Discussion topics at the June 22 forum included Alzheimer's and dementia research and treatment, music therapy for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, caregiver support, the... Read More »
      Friday, July 26, 2013
      By Josh Grossberg The Keck Medical Center of USC will host the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM). The theme for the annual meeting, which runs from Sept. 19-21 at the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel, is “Patient Blood Management —From Bench to Bedside.”... Read More »
        Friday, July 26, 2013
        Making connections is the goal of a growing Interprofessional Education (IPE) Committee of the USC Health Sciences campus. "Despite the fact that IPE activities were taking place on the Health Sciences Campus, most were occurring in silos," remembered Eileen Eandi, IPE Committee chair and associate director of the Educational and... Read More »
          Friday, July 26, 2013
          By Josh Grossberg Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant to study the links between genetics, tobacco addiction and withdrawal in African-Americans. Adam Leventhal, assistant professor of preventive medicine and psychology and director of the USC Health, Emotion and Addiction... Read More »
            Friday, July 26, 2013
            Art can be a true healing agent, and USC’s collection recently grew thanks to the donation of “Dreams without Limits,” a painting by Howard Murad, CEO and founder of skincare manufacturer Murad. (more…)... Read More »
              Friday, July 26, 2013
              By Amy E. Hamaker Rheumatic diseases affect millions of people in the United States every year: Nearly 54 million have been diagnosed with arthritis; 1.5 million Americans have a form of lupus; fibromyalgia affects an estimated 5 million U.S. adults; and scleroderma impacts an estimated 300,000 Americans. To learn more... Read More »
                Thursday, July 25, 2013
                By Cristy Lytal More than 20 local students are enjoying a summer of hands-on experience in stem research laboratories, through the USC Early Investigator High School (EiHS) and the USC CIRM Science, Technology and Research (STAR) programs. Darren Harris, a student at Lifeline Education Charter School, explained what the opportunity... Read More »
                  Thursday, July 25, 2013
                  By Josh Grossberg He’s a respected researcher, prolific author, valued mentor, and selfless humanitarian. For Henri Ford, professor of surgery, vice dean for medical education at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and vice president and chief of surgery at Keck School-affiliated Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, life’s journey has... Read More »
                    Thursday, July 25, 2013
                      [caption id="attachment_559" align="alignright" width="197"] Mariya Kalashnikova[/caption] By Jon Nalick Keck School of Medicine of USC student Mariya Kalashnikova has been selected as the sole medical student representative to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) executive board. The AAMC is governed by a 17-member board of directors, which manages the affairs... Read More »
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