Deadline nears for choosing 2019 benefits

Want to miss out on earning a $25 credit a month? Or pay an extra $100 a month to provide health benefits for your partner, regardless of your spouse’s employment status? USC employees who do not take the steps to Read More »

November 7th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New e-cig study shows vaping is no deterrent to teen smoking

Kids who vape or JUUL or use e-cigarettes smoke about as much as teen smokers who never used the devices, according to a USC study in the Nov. 5 journal Pediatrics.

“The findings show that e-cigs do nothing to deter Read More »

November 6th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Norris appoints first associate director of community outreach and engagement

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed internationally recognized cancer researcher and advocate Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, as the first associate director of community outreach and engagement. Baezconde-Garbanati will leverage the cancer center’s resources to engage Read More »

November 5th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Zika biomarkers in blood could lead to prenatal screening for birth defects

USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus. The discovery could lead to screening tests and a better understanding about how the infection leads to fetal abnormalities.

The findings Read More »

November 5th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC scientist appointed to state Carcinogen Identification Committee

California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Mariana Stern, PhD, USC professor of research preventive medicine and urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, as one of California’s expert scientists on the Read More »

November 1st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|