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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. Yet, because of its cost and functional limitations, scientists have continued to look for new Read More »

June 14th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

FDA’s approval of aducanumab paves the way for ‘more momentous’ Alzheimer’s breakthroughs

The Food and Drug Administration yanked the fight against Alzheimer’s out of the mire with its approval of the first disease-modifying therapy. Although it’s a modest first step, it paves the way for more momentous breakthroughs.

The drug — Read More »

June 11th, 2021|Announcements|

Business leader Steve Keck named to the USC Board of Trustees

USC alumnus Steve Keck, a financial analyst and co-president of the W.M. Keck Foundation, was elected to the USC Board of Trustees on June 9.

“It’s my great honor to welcome Steve Keck to our board,” said Rick Read More »

June 10th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Caryn Lerman named president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes

Caryn Lerman, PhD, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has been named president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI).

Lerman joined the AACI Board of Directors in 2019 and was Read More »

June 10th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Norris celebrates strength of cancer survivors at 31st Festival of Life

The spirited sounds of the USC Trojan Marching Band and the welcoming sight of the physicians and staff of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center kicked off the 31st annual — and second virtual — Festival of Life.

Hosted by USC Norris on Read More »

June 9th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|