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Tournament of Roses 2022 Royal Court visits USC Norris Cancer Hospital

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses 2022 Royal Court made its annual visit to USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center recently, with the six princesses and Rose Queen touring the USC Norris Cancer Hospital and learning about the groundbreaking research conducted at Read More »

December 1st, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Neurosurgeon, patient take ‘iron anniversary’ to new distances

Kathy Nguyen, 47, broke into tears of joy as she crossed the finish line of the grueling Arizona Ironman on Nov. 21, with a personal best time of just under 14 hours. Her former doctor, Keck Medicine of USC neurosurgeon Read More »

November 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School researchers hit FDA clearance milestone for CT software

Just last year, Danny JJ Wang, PhD, director of imaging technology innovation at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (USC INI) and his team at the start-up company Hura Read More »

November 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Vaping – not prior smoking – is associated with changes in gene regulation linked to disease

Since they hit the market, e-cigarettes have been touted as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes for adult smokers. When research began to suggest otherwise, many questioned whether smoking was still to blame for adverse effects, since most vapers are Read More »

November 29th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Work-from-home survey reveals pandemic’s impacts upon employees’ physical and mental health, productivity and daily routines

In the spring of 2020, USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy associate professor Shawn Roll and his research collaborators from across USC were two years into developing the next generation of intelligent workstations that can Read More »

November 29th, 2021|Announcements|