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Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
4-Aug-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life, experts say

Twenty-eight world-leading dementia experts added three new risk factors in the new report — excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life and air pollution in later life. These are in addition to nine factors previously identified by the...
30-Jul-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keck Medical Center of USC Named to U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was ranked No. 18 on the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The academic medical center also was ranked among the top 5...
28-Jul-2020 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Remote, real-time monitoring of post-operative lung transplant patients significantly decreases hospital readmissions

To provide another layer of support for lung transplant recipients, the Keck Medicine of USC lung transplant team launched a two-year observational pilot study to monitor patients post-discharge using Bluetooth-enabled devices and computer tablets....
27-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keck Medicine of USC enrolling patients as part of international clinical trial to study antiviral drug as treatment for COVID-19

Keck Medicine of USC physicians are enrolling patients as part of an international clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an antiviral drug, DAS181, as a possible treatment for hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19.
14-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Significantly less addictive opioid may slow progression of osteoarthritis while easing pain

A Keck Medicine of USC study reveals that kappa opioids, a significantly less addictive opioid, may preserve cartilage in joints and ease pain
13-Jul-2020 6:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A simpler way to make sensory hearing cells

USC Stem Cell scientists have pioneered a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. The study was published in the journal eLife.
1-Jul-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center receives $5 million for cancer drug discoveries

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center receives $5 million for cancer drug discoveries
29-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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USC experts unmask truths and trends about face coverings

1-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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Staying healthy mentally and physically while protesting during a pandemic

2-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT

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Leslie Saxon, MD, executive director, USC Center for Body Computing, discusses disruptive healthcare tech innovations at CES Digital Health Summit

7-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST

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USC experts share expertise about wildfires

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Experts Illuminate Measles Prevention, Impact and Treatment

2-May-2019 1:00 AM EDT

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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.
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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

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

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Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic excellence, world-class research and state-of-the-art clinical care, we attract internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school.

We operate the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The enterprise also owns the community hospital USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and it includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. In addition, we operate USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice.

Keck Medical Center of USC was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The medical center also ranked No. 4 in urology; No. 6 in geriatrics; No. 11 in ophthalmology; No. 11 in cardiology and heart surgery; No. 13 in gastroenterology and GI surgery; No. 13 in nephrology; No. 16 in neurology and neurosurgery; No. 21 in cancer; and No. 33 in pulmonology and lung surgery.

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alison.rainey@med.usc.edu

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