USC Norris celebrates strength of cancer survivors at 31st Festival of Life

The spirited sounds of the USC Trojan Marching Band and the welcoming sight of the physicians and staff of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center kicked off the 31st annual — and second virtual — Festival of Life.

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June 9th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Renovated Valley Lot to reopen June 14 for Health Sciences Campus

Parking options will be expanding soon on the Health Sciences Campus as the Valley Lot will reopen for parking on June 14. Keck Medical Center of USC interim CEO Marty Sargeant announced the reopening in a June 7 memo.

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June 8th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers to study ties between financial vulnerability, Alzheimer’s disease

The Han Research Lab at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the link between financial decision making and Alzheimer’s disease Read More »

June 7th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Megastudy shows importance of text messages in boosting vaccination rates

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated both the need for lifesaving vaccines and the challenge of getting many people to take them. A recent megastudy suggests that text messaging can boost vaccination usage — depending on which words are used. To Read More »

June 3rd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19|

New grant to fund research on rare neurological disorder

If you’ve never heard of a genetic disease called SYNGAP1 Syndrome, you’re certainly not alone. The neurological disorder is considered rare, with only 762 confirmed cases globally, according to the #SyngapCensus. But epidemiological studies suggest it’s more common Read More »

June 2nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|