Study reveals potential new treatment target in the fight against COVID-19

The swift development of vaccines has provided a vital tool to combat the spread of the deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus, but challenges to reaching herd immunity posed by the rise of new mutations and the inability of immunosuppressed people to develop Read More »

May 25th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Master’s students pitch in with COVID-19 contact tracing, vaccine surveys

The pandemic may have closed some doors to in-person opportunities for students, but it opened a big one for Merna Ghallab, who gained invaluable training as a COVID-19 contact tracing intern and team lead for Los Angeles County — all Read More »

May 19th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccines and kids

The chance to get vaccinated against COVID-19 seems like the best thing to happen in a very long time. Like most parents you’re probably wondering: What about the kids?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has so far authorized three Read More »

May 12th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Despite tech barrier, USC students create connections with seniors

If you’re looking for Jake Pham and Eloise Martinez, you might find them together on FaceTime. The physical therapy student and senior are separated by 50 miles and almost 50 years. Their connection should be in person, but fate had Read More »

May 7th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Founded as the pandemic hit, a new center brings together experts on the changing family

Founded just before COVID-19 disrupted how families live, the Center for the Changing Family at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has become a hub for researchers studying families, stress and health at a Read More »

May 6th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|