For brain surgery patients, hospital choice is crucial when readmission is necessary

More than 700,000 Americans are living with a brain tumor, and surgery is often the first step in treatment.

Because neurosurgeons tend to be clustered in large urban areas, patients requiring surgery to remove a brain tumor may travel to hospitals Read More »

January 3rd, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

2019 in review: Research makes a difference in health, the environment and more

Each day, USC’s faculty and students work to show the impact that one of the nation’s leading research institutions can have. Here are some of 2019’s top stories that highlight their groundbreaking research.


Pollution and changes in the brain

Memory problems and Read More »

December 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Faculty from the Keck School of Medicine of USC among world’s most influential researchers

Six faculty members from the Keck School were recently named to the 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers, which identifies scientists who are among the most influential in their fields.

To make the list, which is compiled Read More »

December 27th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Air pollution monitoring to track impact on newborn brain development

Air pollution is a major problem in large cities from Los Angeles to New Delhi, with studies linking pollutant inhalation to chronic health conditions such as asthma, the most common respiratory disease worldwide. In fact, an increase in air pollution Read More »

December 24th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Stem cell scientist Rong Lu named Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar

Why do some leukemia patients have more aggressive disease, and why do some of their cancer cells resist treatment? USC Stem Cell scientist Rong Lu, PhD, is tackling these critical questions with $550,000 of support from Read More »

December 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|