Bioluminescent deep-sea creatures illuminate effectiveness of new cancer therapies

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have developed a new laboratory tool, which is poised to improve the development and effectiveness of a burgeoning group of therapies that use patients’ immune systems to fight cancer with Read More »

February 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

State of the University: ‘I really believe this is a defining moment’

To continue to strive for excellence, USC must continue to cultivate a community that works together, interim USC President Wanda M. Austin said during her State of the University address.

Speaking to hundreds of people at the Health Sciences and University Read More »

February 14th, 2019|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Surgeons, cardiologists unite to send patient back outdoors

A decade ago, Robert Turek was in perfect health — until, suddenly, he wasn’t. Today, though, he’s back in the outdoors thanks to a partnership between physicians and surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC.

“It couldn’t be my heart,” Turek remembered thinking Read More »

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

Keck Medicine announces acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates

Keck Medicine of USC recently announced the acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, a cardiovascular care group with eight locations across the Los Angeles region. This acquisition, effective Feb. 24, expands the cardiovascular care provided by Keck Medicine and Read More »

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

Stem cell scientist Giorgia Quadrato joins USC’s brain trust

Giorgia Quadrato, PhD, loves a good challenge. That’s why the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s newest assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine currently spends her time growing 3-D networks of human nerve cells, called brain organoids,
in Read More »

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