Cancer Moonshot funds will help USC researchers reduce health disparities in cancer research

Medical trials lead to important innovations that save lives. But some racial and ethnic groups are woefully underrepresented in such research studies, leaving unanswered questions about how diseases and treatments affect these populations.

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January 27th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New study first to show figurative language comprehension relies upon brain’s motor regions

“Bend your ear.” “Grasping at straws.” “Kick the bucket.” English is filled with figurative language that makes meaning by evoking physical actions of the human body.

During the past decade, a number of scientific studies have shown that brain regions thought Read More »

January 27th, 2022|Announcements|

Humayun among three USC faculty named 2021 AAAS fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected three USC professors to become AAAS fellows in 2021.

The council designates members with this distinction whose “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science, or its applications, are scientifically Read More »

January 26th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles awarded $8.3 million to study long-term effects of COVID in children

During the latest stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, more children are becoming seriously ill and some are experiencing symptoms lasting from one to several months. This condition is referred to by various names including long COVID, chronic COVID or scientifically, Read More »

January 26th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Masks in the time of omicron — an infectious disease expert gives insider tips on mask selection

Cases of the omicron variant may be slowing down, but the variant still has a firm hold on America. Mask selection continues to be a hot topic, especially since the 400 million free N95 masks promised by the Biden administration Read More »

January 25th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19|