Care for the Caregiver: facing a pandemic with compassion

Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Siegel, a physician-scientist who specializes in the treatment of people who live with schizophrenia Read More »

August 11th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers explore how virtual reality can help treat neurological problems

Three USC faculty members are working together to utilize a new treatment against the world’s most insidious and debilitating neurological diseases: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and stroke.

Combining their expertise in neuroimaging and biokinesiology, they Read More »

August 10th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

World Brain Death Project seeks clarity and consensus

A landmark consensus paper on brain death, published on Aug. 3 in JAMA as a “special communication,” aims to guide physicians in determining brain death as well as help families accept its irreversibility. Read More »

August 4th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Steven Grossman named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Keck Medicine of USC has named renowned oncologist and cancer researcher Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, as USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center’s cancer physician in chief. He will step into the role on Sept. 15.

In Read More »

August 4th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Experts find dementia risk can be reduced by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life

Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an updated report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care presented at the Alzheimer’s Read More »

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