USC Center for Body Computing announces 2018 ‘Voice Assistants for All’ hackathon with $10,000 prize

The USC Center for Body Computing (CBC) at Keck Medicine of USC is hoping to solve unmet health care needs using home-based digital assistants at its 2018 “Voice Assistants for All” hackathon on July 12–13. Teams of innovators Read More »

May 16th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Nursing unit marks one year with no harm events

A nursing unit at Keck Hospital of USC recently was recognized by Keck Medicine of USC for its efforts and commitment to the elimination of preventable patient harm incidents and for improving the quality of patient care.

The nurses and staff Read More »

May 14th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researcher to examine exercise’s effects on Latina breast cancer survivors’ health

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among Latinas in the United States. Latinas also are twice as likely to experience other conditions that crop up, including insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome — a cluster of health conditions Read More »

May 14th, 2018|Announcements|

Commencement 2018: More than 17,000 receive degrees at main ceremony

When Siddhartha Mukherjee took the stage at the USC 2018 commencement this morning, he shared a tip with a new generation of Trojans.

“I wish someone had told me at my own commencement that the one and only requirement of graduation Read More »

May 11th, 2018|Announcements, Commencement, Commencement 2018|

Graduating senior impacts L.A. families through CHLA research, USC outreach

Kaushik Parvathaneni figured out early on he wanted to work in medicine.

As a teen in high school in Seattle, he reached out to University of Washington faculty, asking if he could help with cancer research. He ended up studying a rare Read More »

May 10th, 2018|Announcements, Commencement, Commencement 2018, Keck Net Intranet|