Grant to support patient diversity in cardiac surgery clinical trials

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical Read More »

July 16th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

David Peng named president of USC Care

Keck Medicine of USC has named David Peng, MD, MPH, as president of USC Care Medical Group (USC Care), a faculty practice plan composed of Keck Medicine physicians at hospital clinics and Read More »

July 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researcher explores links between transgender brain and gender identity

What can looking at the brains of transgender people tell us about the physical and mental health resources they might need?

Not very much — yet.

But that is starting to change, said Jonathan Vanhoecke, MS, a budding expert Read More »

July 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

PT helps patient recover after brain surgery for ear disorder

When 13-year-old Hudson Stimmler told his parents he couldn’t hear from his left ear in December 2017, they didn’t take him too seriously.

“We’d talk to him, and he would respond,” said his mother Meghan Stimmler, who is a registered nurse. Read More »

July 10th, 2019|Announcements|

Walk with a Doc helps community connect with physicians, med students

Greg Harlan, MD, spends most of his days teaching or practicing medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the university’s hospitals. But for the past six months, instead of heading home after Read More »

July 9th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|