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Perspective: Being sensitive to patient needs in cancer treatment

Lynda D. Roman, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, specializes Read More »

October 10th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine team shows support at 2019 Heart Walk

Andrew Cha, RN, was tending to a patient in the 6 North unit at Keck Hospital of USC when his stroke occurred.

“Although I had felt some stiffness the night before, I didn’t know that I would become aphasic by the Read More »

October 10th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Looking to lizards in hopes of healing humans

Some students sell blood plasma to make extra cash during graduate school. Thomas Lozito, PhD, a new assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Read More »

October 9th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Breakthrough in testosterone-producing cells could lead to treatment for ‘low T’

USC researchers have successfully grown human, testosterone-producing cells in the lab, paving the way to someday treat low testosterone with personalized replacement cells.

In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists describe how they transformed stem Read More »

October 8th, 2019|Announcements|

ATRI to lead consortium on Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease

The Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is one of 25 premier research institutions that received a $4.7 million award to advance research on Down syndrome. The project, titled “Clinical Trials to Prevent Read More »

October 7th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|