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    Monday, August 23, 2021
    USC Transportation and KMC Transportation Services announced changes to the bus schedules that serve the Health Sciences Campus. Beginning Aug. 23, 2021, USC Transportation is increasing service for various shuttles while some temporary Keck Medicine supplemental shuttles, meant to support the university during the pandemic, will conclude. Beginning Aug. 23,... Read More »
      Monday, August 23, 2021
      Steve Kay, PhD, has added another title to his impressive resume at the Keck School of Medicine: He has been named the David L. Lee-Simon Ramo Chair in Health Science and Technology. The endowed post is for an initial five-year term that runs from July 1, 2021 through June 30,... Read More »
        Friday, August 20, 2021
        The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center (USC Norris) at Keck Medicine of USC renewed its comprehensiveness designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the highest federal rank for a cancer center in the nation. This designation accompanies funding through the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), providing over $33 million to support the research,... Read More »
          Thursday, August 19, 2021
          The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several leaders from across Keck Medicine of USC, the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC School of Pharmacy in several categories at the 2021 Health Care Leadership Panel & Awards virtual event on Aug. 18. [caption id="attachment_11893" align="alignright" width="200"] Shawn... Read More »
            Thursday, August 19, 2021
            The treasured tradition of the annual White Coat ceremony — marking the beginning of the USC School of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy students’ journey to joining the profession — returned to campus with a dual celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 18. In back-to-back events, the classes of 2024 and 2025 were... Read More »
              Wednesday, August 18, 2021
              At all levels of government, the most seasoned legislators know that vibrant communities depend upon sound public policy – and that at the heart of effective policy is meaningful and reliable data. Gathering, synthesizing and analyzing that data has been the life’s work of biostatistician and epidemiologist Daniel Stram, PhD,... Read More »
                Tuesday, August 17, 2021
                Social media conversations about the rise in COVID delta cases are full of assumptions about the 50% of Americans who are not yet fully vaccinated for COVID-19. USC researchers have been studying who they are, as well as the various reasons that are holding them back from vaccinations. “We are entering a... Read More »
                  Monday, August 16, 2021
                  Seven experts from across USC, including the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently were featured on Lessons in Lifespan Health, a podcast produced by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. To continue reading this story, click here.... Read More »
                    Thursday, August 12, 2021
                    Asthmatics who have their illness well under control have less severe COVID-19 outcomes than those with uncontrolled asthma, according to a large study conducted by USC and Kaiser Permanente Southern California. The findings, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggest that asthma patients — especially those... Read More »
                      Wednesday, August 11, 2021
                      Contrary to the popular song, the neck bone is actually connected to one of 22 separate head bones that make up the human skull. These plate-like bones intersect at specialized joints called sutures, which normally allow the skull to expand as the brain grows, but are absent in children with... Read More »
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