Study identifies molecular ‘switch’ that turns precursors into kidney cells

Kidney development is a balancing act between the self-renewal of stem and progenitor cells to maintain and expand their numbers, and the differentiation of these cells into more specialized cell types. In a new study Read More »

April 7th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Occupational therapy program offers redesign for health, wellness

Five years ago, Kim Michalski, now 67, had a prominent career as an investment manager, overseeing portfolios for high-wealth clients and traveling across the country to manage her own staff.

But behind closed doors, Michalski Read More »

April 6th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Roski Eye Institute launches a new Visual Electrophysiology Unit

The USC Roski Eye Institute will open its new Visual Electrophysiology Unit (VEU) to community physicians in April. Ophthalmologists may directly refer their patients to the VEU for testing.

The VEU features state-of-the-art equipment that Read More »

April 6th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Zlokovic among faculty named University Professors in 2021

Berislav Zlokovic was one of three USC faculty members to be appointed as University Professors, USC Provost Charles F. Zukoski announced in an April 5 memo. John Brooks Slaughter, PhDHanna Read More »

April 5th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Working-age Hispanics at highest risk of dying from COVID-19, by far

Hispanic immigrants of working age — 20 to 54 years old — are over 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than U.S.-born men and women who are not Hispanic, according to a USC study of California Read More »

April 5th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|