Top Trojan scientists converge at Neuroscience 2013

By Robert Perkins

Several key faculty members from USC presented the latest pioneering research in neuroscience at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting in San Diego in November.
More than 30,000 scientists and collaborators from 80 countries gathered for presentations by luminaries in the field, including USC’s Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD, Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, and Dan Campbell, PhD. Read More »

December 23rd, 2013|Announcements|

USC associate professor Ko chairs KAMA meeting

David Ko, MD, clinical associate professor of neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, chaired the 31st Annual Korean American Medical Association (KAMA) Scientific Convention meeting in Las Vegas. Held with the World Korean Medical Organization on July 4-6, the meeting included presentations by 11 USC faculty and two USC MD/PHD graduates. Read More »

October 17th, 2013|Announcements|


Keck School of Medicine Dean Carmen A. Puliafito recently celebrated the recruitment of world renowned neuroscientists Arthur Toga and Paul Thompson — and more than 100 faculty, researchers and staff — to the Keck School. Read More »

July 12th, 2013|Announcements|

CHLA names Levitt inaugural director of Developmental Neurogenetics

By Ellin Kavanagh

Pat Levitt, USC Provost Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology, has been named inaugural director of the Developmental Neurogenetics Program of the newly created Institute for the Developing Mind within The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

The Institute for the Developing Mind, envisioned to become an internationally recognized center for innovative research, diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders, will provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary research and clinical services at CHLA and the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Read More »

May 16th, 2013|Announcements|