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Papadopoulos addresses pharmacy community in town hall meeting

USC School of Pharmacy faculty and staff recently heard from the dean about his vision for the school’s future.

Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, professor of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, and John Stauffer Decanal Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences, gave the address Read More »

April 17th, 2019|Announcements|

Keck School faculty among honorees at 2019 Academic Honors Convocation

A number of Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty members were among the Trojans honored April 9 as students, faculty and administrators celebrated the university’s 38th annual Academic Honors Convocation.

Keck School faculty members honored were: Distinguished Professor Maja J. Read More »

April 16th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

This gene could play a major role in reducing brain swelling after stroke

Could a medication someday help the brain heal itself after a stroke, or even prevent damage following a blow to the head? A new USC study lends support to the idea.

When a person has a stroke, the brain responds with Read More »

April 16th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Reading is lit: Authors and readers mingle at the 24th L.A. Times Festival of Books

Friends Emily Ellis and Tiffany Renfrow knew one way to stand out from the crowd at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC: banana hats.

The handmade hats were an ode to the banana peel-wearing protagonist of the children’s Read More »

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

Extraordinary gift links two strangers for life, after anonymous living donor transplant

He gave her a portion of his liver. They prepared for surgery in the same ward and started their recoveries in the same wing, but they didn’t see each other or know each other’s names. On Dec. 12, Yuri Genyk, Read More »

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