About Melissa Masatani

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Melissa Masatani has created 1089 blog entries.

Culturally tailored text messages improve Alzheimer’s education among African-Americans

A new USC study shows that older African-Americans who received culturally tailored text messages about Alzheimer’s disease had the highest increase in Alzheimer’s disease literacy levels when compared with other participants.

Researchers say the study, published in the American Journal for Read More »

December 3rd, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New app summarizing landmark medical studies launched

The Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has released the “50 Studies” app, which summarizes landmark medical studies in a variety of disciplines. The app is based on a Read More »

November 29th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Daneshmand calls for advancement of urologic cancer research

A group of colleagues, friends and supporters of Sia Daneshmand, MD, associate professor of urology (clinical scholar) and director of clinical research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, gathered recently to honor the internationally recognized surgeon.

Daneshmand has spent Read More »

November 29th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Vaccine breakthrough brings researchers closer to eliminating polio worldwide

USC researchers have developed a polio vaccine that doesn’t require refrigeration, meaning it could someday be used all over the world to deliver the final blow to this longtime foe.

The vaccine, which was freeze-dried into a powder, kept at room Read More »

November 28th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Los Angeles County health officer speaks to MD/MPH students

Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County health officer, spoke recently at a luncheon for Keck School of Medicine of USC medical students, residents and alumni who also either have earned or are in the process of earning a Master Read More »

November 27th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|