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Messenger cells bring good news for bone healing

How do bones heal, and how could they heal better? The answer to these questions may lie in a newly discovered population of “messenger” cells, according to a recent USC Stem Cell study published in the journal eLife.

“With nearly half Read More »

May 14th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2019: OT grads given principles for delivering compassionate care

The keynote address from Semira Dariushnia, MD, an Orange County-based family physician and member of the division’s Board of Councilors, highlighted the 77th annual commencement of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.

During the May 10 ceremony Read More »

May 14th, 2019|Commencement, Commencement19|

Commencement 2019: Undergraduate ceremony emphasizes bonds of Trojan Family

On May 10, 90 new graduates from the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s undergraduate programs in Global Health and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention celebrated their accomplishments together at Town and Gown, a historic venue on USC’s University Park Read More »

May 13th, 2019|Commencement, Commencement19, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2019: Former Lakers trainer shares wisdom with biokinesiology, PT grads

“The secret to happiness is to be grateful for what you have and that begins with your health and that of your loved ones,” said Gary Vitti, former Los Angeles Lakers athletic trainer in his keynote speech to the Read More »

May 13th, 2019|Commencement, Commencement19|

Commencement 2019: Dentistry graduates told not to be afraid to fail

“Do not be afraid to fail. … It is through failing that we learn the most. Take it from a researcher, it is the many hypotheses that fail that ultimately lead us to the big innovative breakthroughs,” Associate Dean Read More »

May 13th, 2019|Commencement, Commencement19|