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A new generation of speech-language pathologists is being trained at USC

The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program, housed in the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, is entering the second semester of its first year, having opened in Fall 2021. The program leverages the Keck School Read More »

February 7th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC discovery shows long-term viability of stem cell derived retinal implant

Doctors and biomedical engineers who implant cells and tissues into patients to restore motion or eyesight have long been challenged by potential rejection of the implant by the patient’s own immune system.

Now, newly published data from USC has shown a Read More »

February 4th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

2 USC scientists called to serve on Biden’s renewed Cancer Moonshot initiative

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called together a team of experts — including two USC cancer scientists — to reignite a national research effort, Cancer Moonshot, with the aim of reducing the national death rate from the disease Read More »

February 2nd, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Winter Olympic wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss injuries ahead of 2022 games

With the Winter Olympics beginning this week, Americans will soon be thrilled with the prowess of the best skiers, snowboarders and ice skaters in the world.

However, orthopaedic physicians and surgeons view the games through a different lens: What types of injuries Read More »

February 1st, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing from a chief pharmacy officer

Recently, many Americans found themselves with a new unwanted pastime: searching for COVID-19 tests. The government is now offering four free at-home tests to every household, and health insurance companies are reimbursing for additional tests.

How will these developments affect testing, Read More »

January 31st, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|