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Workplace Stress Can Take a Toll on Your Brain Surgeon, Too


A new study by the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that two-thirds of neurosurgeons experience burnout during training, and stressors at work are partly to blame.
9-Feb-2018 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Small Molecule Could Make a Big Difference for Arthritis Patients


Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have discovered a molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and decreases inflammation.
7-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Norris Healthcare Center Opens on USC’s Health Sciences Campus


Keck Medicine of USC is significantly expanding its patient care services and health care facilities with the opening of the new Norris Healthcare Center, a seven-story, state-of-the-art facility providing multidisciplinary ambulatory care.
11-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Deep Sea Creatures Provide a Guiding Light in the Quest to Develop Cancer-Fighting Therapies


Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC use enzymes responsible for marine animal bioluminescence to help researchers test whether cancer immunotherapies work.
9-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

‘Black Box’ Recorder Puts Surgeons’ Robotic Surgery Skills Under the Microscope


A new study from Keck Medicine of USC finds that data from a novel recorder can be used to objectively measure surgeons’ proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.
11-Dec-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Combating Eye Injuries with a Reversible Superglue Seal


A team of scientists and engineers at USC has developed an on-the-spot, temperature-sensitive gel that could seal eye injuries on the battlefield.
6-Dec-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Old World Monkeys Could Be Key to a New, Powerful Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy


A study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that a peptide only found in Old World monkeys has the potential to stop rheumatoid arthritis progression better than established treatments.
16-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

USC Roski Eye Institute Experts Present Breakthrough Research at AAO 2017


USC Roski Eye Institute experts will present advances in stem cell–based therapy, biopsy techniques, diabetic retinal detachment repair and more at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 10-14.
10-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Virus That Conquered the World: 100 Years Later


Nearly a century after the influenza pandemic of 1918–1919 ravaged communities worldwide, the threat of another pandemic looms large as the scientific and global health communities find ways to prepare for, and battle, future outbreaks.
19-Dec-2017 6:05 AM EST

The Final Stretch: MLB Postseason Puts Players’ Endurance to the Test


Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss the types of injuries professional baseball players are at risk for and how they are treated, along with ways to optimize athletic performance.
3-Oct-2017 9:35 AM EDT

Expert Available for Comment on New JAMA Study Showing High Prevalence of CTE in Brains of Deceased Football Players


25-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, Available to Discuss Research on Potential Causes of Autism


4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

World Kidney Day: Keck Medicine of USC Experts Discuss Kidney Health and Research


8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

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