USC doctors, staff help a single dad deal with ALS

It seems like every week Shaun Kalpakoff discovers there’s something new he can no longer do without assistance.

The 37-year-old single father is one of an estimated 20,000 Americans who live with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that Read More »

January 5th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School faculty named to ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list

Nine Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty members were recently named to the annual Clarivate (formerly Thomson Reuters) list of highly cited researchers, recognizing them as among the leading researchers in the world.

To make the list, researchers must Read More »

January 3rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researchers converge at the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Symposium

“The field of stem cell biology is one of our great convergence opportunities,” said USC Provost Michael Quick, PhD, addressing an audience of biologists, chemists, physicists, engineers, clinicians and many others. This diverse group came together for the Interdisciplinary Stem Read More »

January 2nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New research shows how a diet high in fat and cholesterol can lead to life-threatening liver disease

A new study by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers shows there’s yet another reason to avoid a high fat, high cholesterol diet: It can trigger changes in the immune system that lead to a serious Read More »

December 31st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Kathryn Carrico named vice president for USC Health Sciences Advancement

After a national search, Kathryn “Kat” Carrico, an accomplished advancement professional with experience at several top academic medical centers, has been named vice president for USC Health Sciences Advancement, effective Jan. 1.

In this role, Carrico will lead efforts to generate Read More »

December 28th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|