Keck Hospital nationally recognized with an ‘A’ hospital safety grade

Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, during the Fall 2019 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. This rating places Keck Hospital among the safest hospitals in the Read More »

November 7th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Norris physicians, administrators join patients on field for annual cancer awareness football game

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center once again partnered with USC Athletics on Nov. 2 for the annual Cancer Awareness football game. A team of physicians, administrators and patients took the field during halftime of the game against the University Read More »

November 6th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Pharmacy, dentistry researchers cited in Reuters ranking of innovative universities

Reuters has ranked the University of Southern California (USC) No. 8 on its 2019 list of the Most Innovative Universities in the World. The annual list identifies and ranks educational institutions doing the most to advance Read More »

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

Teen vapers choose mint as their favorite e-cigarette flavor

A new USC study shows that mint was the most popular flavor of e-cigarettes used by U.S. teens in 2019, a finding that could impact proposed federal regulations intended to rein in soaring e-cig use among youth.

The research, which appeared Read More »

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

Stem cell scientists reveal key differences in male, female kidney

USC researchers have completed a detailed deconstruction of the kidney, revealing for the first time an intimate portrait of gender differences and more in the organ.

The findings could benefit 37 million Americans suffering from kidney disease by helping to distinguish Read More »

November 4th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|