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    Wednesday, March 27, 2024
    Krist Azizian, PharmD, MHA, chief pharmacy officer for Keck Medicine of USC, and Andy Gelejian, PharmD, director of 340B and Pharmacy Enterprise Operations for Keck Medicine, visited Capitol Hill on March 20-21 to advocate for the 340B Drug Pricing Program. 340B refers to the section of the Public Health Service... Read More »
      Tuesday, March 26, 2024
      The USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy has named Alan Jette, PT, PhD, MPH, the keynote speaker for its commencement ceremony in May. Jette is internationally recognized for his award-winning contributions to the field of physical therapy, such as groundbreaking advancements in disability rehabilitation. To learn more about Jette,... Read More »
        Tuesday, March 26, 2024
        On March 25, Sandra Chen Lau joined Keck Medicine of USC as the new president of the USC Arcadia Hospital Foundation. She succeeds Mike Driebe, who is retiring after a 14-year tenure in the position. An announcement from Ikenna “Ike” Mmeje, MHSA, president of USC Arcadia Hospital, stated, “Lau will... Read More »
          Wednesday, March 20, 2024
          Funded by $2.7 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Linda Sher, MD, is collaborating with Renovate Biosciences to develop a new source of organs for transplantation — immunologically modified human livers grown in pigs. Sher, who is chief of clinical research in the Keck School of Medicine of... Read More »
            Wednesday, March 20, 2024
            The American Occupational Physical Therapy Association (AOTA) has announced that Katie Jordan, OTD, OTR/L, a key leader at the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, will become the association's executive director on Aug. 7. In her new role,  Jordan will provide strategic leadership of AOTA, in partnership... Read More »
              Wednesday, March 20, 2024
              On Match Day 2024, Keck School of Medicine of USC's graduating medical students discovered where their careers would take them next. Friends and family members looked on as the students opened personalized envelops at exactly 9 a.m., PDT — in synchronicity with other students across the nation — and learned... Read More »
                Thursday, March 14, 2024
                A clinical trial from Keck Medicine of USC aims to provide a surgical solution for patients with a form of advanced pancreatic cancer previously considered inoperable. Until now, pancreatic cancer treatment has been limited to chemotherapy and radiation because the pancreas is surrounded and filled with arteries that carry blood to the rest of... Read More »
                  Wednesday, March 13, 2024
                  According to a multidisciplinary study from USC, Medicare Part D plans have significantly increased restrictions on prescription drugs, excluding more compounds from coverage or subjecting more of them to review before patients could access the treatments. The results, published in Health Affairs, showed that the share of drug compounds that was... Read More »
                    Wednesday, March 13, 2024
                    To democratize access to lab-grown, organ-like structures known as organoids and other advanced stem cell and transcriptomic technologies, USC Stem Cell will launch the CIRM ASCEND Center, dedicated to “Advancing Stem Cell Education and Novel Discoveries.” Funded by a $3.95 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), ASCEND joins a network of resource-sharing... Read More »
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