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    Monday, November 21, 2022
    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state’s stem cell agency, has awarded a five-year, $8 million grant to the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). The funding helped to launch the USC+CHLA Alpha Clinic, which will expand personnel dedicated to advancing clinical trials of new... Read More »
      Friday, November 18, 2022
      Inventor, physicist and long-time supporter of the University of California Alfred E. Mann has donated a $50 million endowment to the USC School of Pharmacy. In gratitude for the naming gift, the school has changed its name to the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences —... Read More »
        Wednesday, November 16, 2022
        Narsing Rao, MD, Grace and Emery Beardsley Professor of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has made a generous gift to establish the Narsing Rao, MD, Endowed Lectureship Fund at the USC Roski Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology. The lectureship will bring together distinguished scholars... Read More »
          Wednesday, November 16, 2022
          For the seventh time in a row, Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. “While Keck Hospital has received an ‘A’ grade since 2019, we’re honored to share that this... Read More »
            Tuesday, November 15, 2022
            Keck Medicine of USC, a national leader in patient safety, has announced its enhanced commitment to the highest standards of care with the appointment of Mary Virgallito, MSN, RN, who will serve as the first chief quality officer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH). Virgallito’s new title follows the recent... Read More »
              Tuesday, November 15, 2022
              The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded $1.5 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC's Department of Population and Public Health Sciences. The grant is dedicated toward the provision of scholarships for Master of Public Health degrees. The Keck School... Read More »
                Monday, November 14, 2022
                A chaperone protein called GRP78, which is known to exacerbate the spread of cancer in the body, has been shown to do the same for viruses — including the one that causes COVID-19. The study, led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, indicates that a promising new cancer... Read More »

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