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Gayle Garner Roski, artist, benefactor and namesake of USC art school and eye institute, 79

World-renowned artist and USC alumna and benefactor Gayle Garner Roski died Oct. 21 in Los Angeles. The namesake of the USC Gayle Garner Roski School of Art and Design and the USC Gayle and Edward Read More »

October 26th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Your guide to a COVID-19 vaccine: What the public needs to know

News about a potential COVID-19 vaccine is announced almost daily, leading people to wonder when a vaccine will be available, and whether it will be safe. Edward Jones-Lopez, MD, MS, a Keck Medicine of USC infectious diseases expert and Read More »

October 26th, 2020|Announcements, Clinical Studies, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers unlock evolutionary history of the pituitary gland

A new USC-led study suggests a change to the developmental — and evolutionary — story of the pituitary gland.

The pea-sized gland, nestled at the base of the brain, produces hormones that drive growth, aggression, sexual development and reproduction. For decades, Read More »

October 26th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Ginsburg Institute to host symposium on biomedical engineering in ophthalmology

The USC Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics recently received support from the National Eye Institute to host a first-of-its-kind symposium on the use of implantable and wearable devices in ophthalmology. The symposium, called “Abiotic-Biotic Interfaces for Read More »

October 23rd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC leads massive new artificial intelligence study of Alzheimer’s

A massive problem like Alzheimer’s disease (AD) — which affects nearly 50 million people worldwide — requires bold solutions. New funding expected to total $17.8 million, awarded to the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Mark Read More »

October 22nd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|