Study: Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes could improve treatment

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., expected to cause about 51,000 deaths in 2019. But until now, it was unclear which drugs were most effective for which patients.

Researchers at the USC Norris Read More »

June 14th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Half-century alumni mark milestone, join 50 Year Fellows Society

It was October 2015 and Anthony Sanchez was thrilled — the acceptance letter he sought above all others, to the Keck School of Medicine of USC, had arrived. His lifelong dream of being a physician would come true; now, like every Read More »

June 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New grant will support training clinicians to care for vulnerable populations

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a team at USC $1.5 million to enhance primary care training for physician assistant students, in an effort to support future clinicians to work with vulnerable populations, support wellness in providers, Read More »

June 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Epilepsy patient finds calm after treatment at Keck Hospital

On an ordinary February day, 18-year-old Khashayar Pirouzmand was breezing through the physics questions on an important exam at his high school in Iran, excited because doing well could help him get into a top university.

Two hours in, without warning, his Read More »

June 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Rene Pak makes move to USC president’s office

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Rene Pak was announced as the new chief of staff for the office of the president of the University of Southern California in a recent memo from USC President-Elect Carol L. Folt.

Pak will Read More »

June 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|