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Heart health scientist recommends rethinking hormone therapy for women

Doctors used to routinely prescribe hormone replacement therapy to women to ease discomfort as they approach menopause, for symptoms ranging from night sweats to irritability. But in the early 2000s, its use plummeted.

Today, medical researcher Howard Hodis, Read More »

June 17th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researchers receive $5 million to study cancer risk across diverse populations

Scientists have long been studying the role that genes play in determining an individual’s risk for disease with a focus on individuals of European ancestry, which were easy to sample. The National Institutes of Health is now funding a consortium Read More »

June 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Breakthrough in brain imaging may offer future alternative to functional MRI

The gold standard in functional brain imaging for over two decades, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has transformed the landscape of research and clinical care. Because of its cost and functional limitations, scientists have continued to look for new ways Read More »

June 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Stem Cell scientists make big progress in building mini-kidneys

A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has created what could be a key building block for assembling a synthetic kidney. In a new study in Nature CommunicationsZhongwei Li, PhD, and Read More »

June 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Ethnic diversity in research identifies more genomic regions linked to diabetes-related traits

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are among the contributors to a large-scale, ethnically diverse genetic study that has expanded what scientists know about potential causes of type 2 diabetes.

The research, published in Nature Genetics, Read More »

June 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|