A new study proves the economic benefit of treating a common eye condition

Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed an economic model to quantify the benefits of treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD), the leading cause of blindness in western countries. Their work signals a step forward in the Read More »

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

At the heart of regeneration: Scientists reveal a new frontier in cardiac research

One of the reasons coronary heart disease is so deadly is that fluid build-up and scarring can develop in the heart tissue. This prevents the heart from contracting properly, impacting its ability to supply the body with fresh blood. If Read More »

November 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Perspective: Creating a culture of research

Vaughn Starnes, MD, is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, and the H. Russell Smith Foundation Chair for Cardiovascular Thoracic Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is surgeon-in-chief at USC Norris Cancer and Read More »

November 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Massry Prize lectures highlight how cutting-edge science turns into new treatments

The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize, which started in 1996, recognizes outstanding contributions in biomedical science. The 2019 prize has been awarded to Stanley T. Crooke, MD, PhD, of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, and Ryszard Kole, PhD, emeritus professor from the Read More »

November 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Family medicine locations provide comprehensive care across generations

When it comes to keeping patients of all ages healthy and happy, the family medicine team at Keck Medicine of USC strives to provide the very best in intergenerational care.

According to Jehni Robinson, MD, chair of Read More »

November 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|