Can we improve exercise treatment for rotator cuff rehabilitation?

There are 400,000-500,000 rotator cuff repairs performed in the United States each year.

Nearly 65% to 80% of these patients report feeling better with post-surgical exercise treatment, but that improvement can be short-lived, with another 40% to 50% of that group later Read More »

September 27th, 2021|Announcements|

Federal funding for Alzheimer’s multiplies at USC

USC’s bench is deep and its scope is wide when it comes to research on Alzheimer’s disease.

In Paul Thompson’s lab, researchers query a vast trove of brain images and DNA from all over the world to glean Read More »

September 24th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Different types of cancers are likely to spread to specific areas of the brain, study finds

Brain metastasis occurs when cancer in one part of the body spreads to the brain. The lifetime incidence of such metastatic brain tumors in cancer patients is between 20%-45%, research shows.

A new study from USC Norris Comprehensive Read More »

September 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine of USC reaches contract agreement with California Nurses Association

Keck Medicine of USC has ratified a new contract with the California Nurses Association, which represents more than 1,400 registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.

“Our registered nurses are an invaluable Read More »

September 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

John Carpten to chair President Biden’s National Cancer Advisory Board

President Joe Biden has appointed John Carpten to serve as chair of the administration’s National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in guiding the director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national Read More »

September 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|