Study: Air pollution affects thyroid development in fetuses

Soot and dust in smoggy cities alters thyroid development in fetuses, raising concern about health impacts later in life, new USC research shows.

It means that before a doctor cuts the umbilical cord or a parent hugs a baby, the caress Read More »

September 18th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Massry Prize laureates to discuss discovery of oxygen sensing in cells

The 2018 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize has been awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, of Harvard Medical School; Sir Peter Ratcliffe, FMedSci, FRS, of Oxford University; and Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The three scientists Read More »

September 17th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Students share lessons at Global Citizenship Roundtable

“We all want to aspire to say that we are global citizens, but it’s not until you step into a different country and different land and live with people and talk with people who can teach you about new experiences Read More »

September 14th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Hospital of USC helps a widower heal during his darkest days

George Benton, 88, lived for his wife, Norma. Theirs was a 63-year love affair.

Thanks to exceptional care at Keck Hospital of USC, he now remembers his late spouse fondly following a string of harrowing physical hurdles he had to overcome.

After Read More »

September 13th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

PUMA donation supports lupus research fund

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a generous $100,000 donation from PUMA for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research, two years after the singer/actress established the fund. The fund supports Read More »

September 12th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|