Researcher launches study to help the hearing impaired gain access to music

When Ray Goldsworthy, PhD, was just 13, he contracted spinal meningitis. Antibiotics saved his life but destroyed the cells in his inner ears responsible for processing sound.

“Within the span of one to two weeks, I went from hearing normally to Read More »

December 6th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

ATRI to lead consortium on Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease

The Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is one of 25 premier research institutions that received a $4.7 million award to advance research on Down syndrome. The project, titled “Clinical Trials to Prevent Read More »

October 7th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Grant to support patient diversity in cardiac surgery clinical trials

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical Read More »

July 16th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Multidisciplinary team brings lung cancer treatment into the future

At first glance, the statistics for lung cancer may seem dire. But look closer and there’s more — much more — to the story. It’s true that lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among men and women Read More »

June 27th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Study aimed at increasing diversity among clinical trial participants

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched a study to determine how financial assistance for costs associated with clinical trial participation might increase enrollment, particularly among low-income patients and racial and ethnic minorities. The study, known as Improving Patient Access Read More »

May 1st, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|