The Keck School’s ophthalmology, physiology/neuroscience departments top NIH funding list

Seven departments at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are in the top 10 nationally in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to rankings of medical schools released for the 2019 federal fiscal year.

Two departments rank Read More »

February 20th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

An occupational therapy professor’s hands-on approach to teaching

This article was originally published on the news page produced by the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Therapy. Slight alterations were made to fit publishing parameters for HSC News. To read the original article, click Read More »

February 19th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Component of human breast milk enhances cognitive development in babies

Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment. Now, in the first study done in Read More »

February 19th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Babies’ interactions with robots provide clues about infant development

Lauren Klein, PhD, at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has long been interested in tackling healthcare problems.

In pursuit of this mission, she works on a research team consisting of Beth Smith, Read More »

February 18th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Joseph Ouzounian: A career driven by compassion and curiosity

On Dec. 1, 2019, Joseph Ouzounian, MD, MBA, transitioned to a permanent role as chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He had been serving as interim chair since Nov. Read More »

February 18th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|