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    Risk of death surges when extreme heat coincides with air pollution
    Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    A new study has found that on days with both extreme heat and elevated air pollution, deaths are 21% more likely, a significantly higher percentage than the likelihood of death on days with only one of these factors. In fact, extreme heat carries a 6.1% increased likelihood of death, while... Read More »
    Research findings could show how vertebrates first developed jaws
    Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    In a new pair of studies from USC Stem Cell, scientists have revealed clues about the origin of jaws in vertebrates roughly 500 million years ago. In the absence of clear fossil evidence, both studies used zebrafish to illustrate a link between gills and jaws — a tiny anatomical structure... Read More »
    Rod Hanners and Inderbir S. Gill honored at UKRO benefit dinner
    Tuesday, June 28, 2022
    The University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) recently honored Keck Medicine of USC CEO Rod Hanners and Inderbir S. Gill, MD, chair and distinguished professor of urology, Shirley and Donald Skinner Chair in Urologic Cancer Surgery and executive director of the USC Institute of Urology, at its 2022 benefit dinner. [caption... Read More »
    Broad expansion of neuroimaging data could accelerate stroke research
    Tuesday, June 28, 2022
    Scientists at the Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute have released a newly expanded dataset of stroke patient brain scans, named the Anatomical Tracings of Lesion After Stroke (ATLAS), with the goal to advance stroke recovery research in a crucial way. A key component of stroke research involves... Read More »
    USC School of Pharmacy honors mentors from the field
    Monday, June 27, 2022
    One of the advantages that USC School of Pharmacy students gain is the experience of hands-on training in diverse pharmacy practice settings. On June 14, the USC School of Pharmacy honored these in-the-field mentors for their dedication and exceptional work at the 2022 Preceptor Appreciation Reception. This year's ceremony was... Read More »
    USC Norris honors cancer survivors at 32nd annual Festival of Life
    Monday, June 27, 2022
    On the morning of June 4, the USC Trojan Marching Band began to flood the Pappas Quad with spirited music, kicking off the 32nd Festival of Life — the first celebrated in person since June 2019. Hosted every year by USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, this event celebrates the strength,... Read More »
    In Memoriam: David R. Hinton, MD
    Monday, June 20, 2022
    It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of David R. Hinton, MD, on June 7, 2022. Hinton served as a professor of pathology, the associate dean for vision science and the vice chair of pathology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, as well... Read More »