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Bioluminescent deep-sea creatures illuminate effectiveness of new cancer therapies

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have developed a new laboratory tool, which is poised to improve the development and effectiveness of a burgeoning group of therapies that use patients’ immune systems to fight cancer with Read More »

February 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

State of the University: ‘I really believe this is a defining moment’

To continue to strive for excellence, USC must continue to cultivate a community that works together, interim USC President Wanda M. Austin said during her State of the University address.

Speaking to hundreds of people at the Health Sciences and University Read More »

February 14th, 2019|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Surgeons, cardiologists unite to send patient back outdoors

A decade ago, Robert Turek was in perfect health — until, suddenly, he wasn’t. Today, though, he’s back in the outdoors thanks to a partnership between physicians and surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC.

“It couldn’t be my heart,” Turek remembered thinking Read More »

February 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researcher strives to reduce UCL injuries in baseball

Baseball fans are likely familiar with the phrase “Tommy John surgery.” While pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1970s, John underwent the first surgery of its kind to repair damage to his elbow. The technical name for the Read More »

February 13th, 2019|Announcements|

Keck Medicine announces acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates

Keck Medicine of USC recently announced the acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, a cardiovascular care group with eight locations across the Los Angeles region. This acquisition, effective Feb. 24, expands the cardiovascular care provided by Keck Medicine and Read More »

February 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|