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Researcher targets new approach to studying Alzheimer’s disease

Most people know that problems with memory and cognition are an early hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, but fewer are aware that in up to 88% of patients, neuropsychiatric issues like depression, anxiety and apathy are also among the first symptoms Read More »

October 31st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

It takes more than a catchy headline for health awareness campaigns to inspire action

A new study published in Lancet Oncology reveals that the internet popularity of health awareness campaigns may not always translate into a greater interest in related health behaviors.

Researchers at the Keck School Read More »

October 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Complication after breast cancer treatment led patient to Keck Medicine expert

It wasn’t the launch into retirement Mike Fleisher expected. He had just retired on Oct. 1, 2017, and had plans to celebrate the end of his six-days-a-week work schedule by traveling to South America and the Galapagos Islands with his Read More »

October 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Trans care team at USC focuses on sensitivity, support

Students who are transgender and in the process of transitioning have a team of health professionals and advocates at USC to support them on their journey.

On the medical side, Patty Pinanong in USC Student Health ensures the dozen Read More »

October 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Alumni hear of medical center expansion, advances in student education at annual meeting

Alumni, faculty and staff gathered for a day of learning and reminiscing at the Keck Medicine of USC Annual Meeting and Healthcare Conference. Held Oct. 18 on the Health Sciences Campus as part of Homecoming celebrations, the day consisted of Read More »

October 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|