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    Friday, November 11, 2022
    A first-of-its-kind analysis comparing the neurobiology of boys and girls with binge eating disorder has shown significant differences in brain structure between the sexes. The study was published in Psychological Medicine. The research builds on earlier work suggesting that binge eating disorder is wired in the brain from an early... Read More »
      Wednesday, November 9, 2022
      Eugene Lin, MD, MS, a senior clinical fellow at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics specializing in nephrology, is conducting research to improve outcomes for end-stage kidney disease patients. Earlier this month, he and his colleagues analyzed two distinct aspects of dialysis and their effect on patient prognoses:... Read More »
        Tuesday, November 8, 2022
        A pair of unique courses from the Keck School of Medicine of USC have received positive reviews for their hybrid approach and the resulting increase in educational access and success. The courses, developed through the school’s Primary Care Initiative, reach two distinct audiences. The first is an addiction medicine course... Read More »
          Tuesday, November 8, 2022
          Pharmacies are a frequently overlooked piece of the health care access puzzle. Dima M. Qato, PharmD, PhD, MPH, an associate professor at the USC School of Pharmacy, views pharmacy access as a human rights issue. Before she joined USC, her extensive experience as a community pharmacist and public health advocate in... Read More »
            Tuesday, November 8, 2022
            Ivonne Verduzco, a student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is determined to find answers about a rare disease called idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM). Scientists know little about this painful and disfiguring inflammatory condition, which primarily affects Latinas. It is uncommon enough to be listed in the National... Read More »
              Tuesday, November 8, 2022
              Eight leaders in the field of pharmacology will be honored at the annual USC School of Pharmacy Alumni Awards Gala on February 26, 2023. Those being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the field will include: Richard Dang, PharmD, president of the California Pharmacists Association, residency program director and assistant... Read More »
                Thursday, November 3, 2022
                Nearly 30 years after the first heart transplant at Keck Hospital of USC, the USC Heart Transplant Program has performed its 500th transplant. The patient, a 60-year-old male, received a new heart after experiencing ischemic cardiomyopathy, left ventricular failure and stage 3 chronic kidney disease. “Whether we’re doing our 500th... Read More »
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