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Stem cell scientist Giorgia Quadrato joins USC’s brain trust

Giorgia Quadrato, PhD, loves a good challenge. That’s why the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s newest assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine currently spends her time growing 3-D networks of human nerve cells, called brain organoids,
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February 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Caryn Lerman announced as USC Norris director

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest-ranked cancer care provider in Southern California, announces the appointment of Caryn Lerman, PhD, as the center’s new director, effective March 15.  She also will hold the position of professor of psychiatry Read More »

February 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Steven Siegel named Franz Alexander Chair in Psychiatry

Keck School of Medicine of USC leaders honored the memory of one of the founders of psychoanalytical and psychosomatic medicine recently, and continued a tradition of innovation in the field by installing Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, as Franz Alexander Chair Read More »

February 6th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Construction projects across Health Sciences Campus look to build momentum in 2019

Visitors to the Health Sciences Campus have seen a variety of construction projects underway in recent years. Significant progress was made in 2018, with 2019 looking to continue the improvement and evolution of the campus.

The HSC Beautification Project, managed by Read More »

February 6th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Physical therapy researcher aims to detect cerebral palsy in infants earlier

Cerebral palsy is a lifelong disorder of movement caused by a disturbance to the developing fetal or infant brain. It is the most common physical disability in childhood, affecting more than 17 million people worldwide. Approximately 70 percent of children Read More »

February 6th, 2019|Announcements|