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Pioneering Doctor Recognized for Helping the Blind See Again

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Mark Humayun received the White House’s National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Mark Humayun has changed how we see the future—literally. The USC University Professor has earned worldwide acclaim for developing Argus II, the first retinal implant approved by the FDA to restore a semblance of vision

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Dispelling Dinosaur Movie Myths

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An anatomy expert looks beyond Hollywood’s depiction of prehistory’s most popular creatures.

Accurate or not, the fantastical portrayals of dinosaurs in movies shape our perception of prehistory’s most popular creatures. Think of the bellowing brachiosaurus in Jurassic Park, or King Kong’s pterosaur flying off with a heroine in its talons. Michael

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Pathology Resident Conference: Dr. Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran

Hoffman Medical Research Building, Room 202, USC Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM

Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology Grand Rounds

LAC+USC Medical Center Inpatient Tower Conference Room A, 1983 Marengo St., Los Angeles
11:45 AM –
1:00 PM

Optimizing NIH R01 Grant Funding Success

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Saban Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, Los Angeles CA

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“Before coming to USC, I had achieved many of my personal goals, but I still felt young and energetic with many things still to be accomplished. I chose USC because its energy and vision fits my personality and goals.”

Larissa V. Rodriguez, MD
Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of Academics, USC Institute of Urology