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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Appoints First Associate Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati as the first associate director of community outreach and engagement to help reduce the cancer burden in surrounding communities.
5-Nov-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Keck Hospital of USC Receives $1 Million Gift From Anton Yelchin Foundation

The newly named Anton Yelchin Cystic Fibrosis Clinic was unveiled today at a ceremony with the actor's family and friends at Keck Hospital of USC.
22-Oct-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Could Treating Psoriasis in the Future Be as Easy as Going Online?

New research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that an online care delivery model is equivalent to in-person care for improving psoriasis symptoms.
5-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Innovators present recent advances in digital health care at the 2018 Annual Body Computing Conference

Hosted by the USC Center for Body Computing, the 2018 Annual Body Computing Conference highlighted findings from two landmark studies and addressed how to protect digital health data.
1-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Receives National Recognition for Emergency Nursing Certification

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the first in California to be awarded BCEN Honorary Certification Recognition for supporting emergency nursing certification.
28-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Keck Medicine of USC’s Jeffrey C. Wang Appointed President of the North American Spine Society

Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, an internationally renowned spine surgeon and co-director of the USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC, has been appointed president of the North American Spine Society for 2018–2019.
27-Sep-2018 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Keck School of Medicine of USC receives $100,000 donation for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a generous $100,000 donation from PUMA for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research, two years after the singer/actress established the fund.
12-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Decoding Robotic Surgery Skills

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC are looking to technology to help deconstruct expert surgeons’ robotic surgery skills so they can create an objective, standardized way to train the next generation of surgeons.
11-Sep-2018 6:05 AM EDT 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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