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Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

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Nature and nurture both matter in the move to personalized medicine.
In some not-too-distant future, your health risks and medical problems may be investigated and pieced together like crime scenes. Your health care provider will collect key evidence: urine, blood and DNA samples. You’ll be questioned about where

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Air pollution linked to heightened risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

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High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for Type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say
Latino children who live in areas with higher levels of air pollution have a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new USC-led

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USC Stem Cell Seminar: David Scadden

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, 1st floor conference room, Los Angeles
5:00 PM –
7:00 PM
Global health series

Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work

USC University Park Campus, Montgomery Ross Fisher Building (MRF) Room 102, University of Southern California
5:30 PM –
7:00 PM


Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

HC4 Conference Room, 3rd Floor, 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