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    Ceonne Houston-Raasikh named Keck Hospital’s chief nursing officer
    Thursday, September 28, 2023
    Ceonne Houston-Raasikh, DNP, MSN, RN, has been named the new chief nursing officer (CNO) for Keck Hospital of USC. She is currently the associate chief nursing officer for the hospital — a position she has held for over a year — where she has developed a strong nursing leadership team.... Read More »
    Research links mutations in 11 genes to aggressive prostate cancer
    Tuesday, September 26, 2023
    An international research team led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC's Center for Genetic Epidemiology and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center discovered an association between aggressive prostate cancer and mutations in 11 genes. The project was the largest-scale prostate cancer study of its kind, analyzing samples from... Read More »
    USC announces 2023 Ming Hsieh Institute Research Award recipients
    Tuesday, September 26, 2023
    Five faculty members from the Keck School of Medicine of USC were among nine recipients of the prestigious awards, as well as two faculty members of the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The awards support translational and pre-clinical research that drives innovation, bridges science, engineering,... Read More »
    ‘Leadership Luminaries’ light up women’s forum
    Wednesday, September 20, 2023
    Inspirational stories of empowerment and shared laughter and wisdom marked the Keck Medicine Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) Speakers Forum, “Leadership Luminaries,” held Sept. 11 at Keck Medical Center of USC. The event, attended by some 100 Keck Medicine employees, featured three Trojan female leaders: Suzanne Nora Johnson, JD, chair of... Read More »
    Exposure to certain chemicals linked to prior cancer diagnoses in women
    Wednesday, September 20, 2023
    A far-reaching survey co-led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Michigan discovered new associations between forever chemicals (PFAs) and phenols with hormone-related cancers in women. The findings have strong potential  to inform future research and regulations relating to... Read More »