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Keck Hospital of USC Celebrates 600th Lung Transplant Surgery

Keck Hospital of USC ended the year with a special milestone: its 600th lung transplant. The patient, a 56-year-old male with lung fibrosis, received a double lung transplant on Dec. 17 and is expected to go home this month.

“His surgery Read More »

January 13th, 2023|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Consumption of fast food linked to liver disease

People with obesity or diabetes who consume 20% or more of their daily calories from fast food have severely elevated levels of fat in their livers, according to a study from Keck Medicine of USC. The findings Read More »

January 10th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Notifying doctors of patients’ fatal overdoses reduces their opioid prescriptions

A low-cost intervention has been confirmed by USC researchers to make a difference in the opioid epidemic, which costs 100,000 lives each year: a letter from a medical examiner notifying doctors that their patient has died from an overdose.

The team’s Read More »

January 9th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

In memoriam: Former USC School of Medicine Dean Robert E. Tranquada, MD

Robert E. Tranquada, MD, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC from 1986 to 1991, died on Dec. 4, 2022 at the age of 92.

Tranquada was a diabetes researcher and public health advocate who was instrumental in increasing Read More »

January 4th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital welcomes first baby of 2023

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital welcomed their annual New Year’s baby, who is the first child born in their maternity department each year. Rachel Rose Marino was born to parents Christina and Nicholas on New Year’s Day at 11:13 a.m. In Read More »

January 4th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|