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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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USC Pulmonary Symposium: 2016 State of the Art

The Hilton Pasadena, 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA, 91101
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2016 Annual Cerebrovascular Disease Symposium: From Clinical Trial to Clinical Practice

Aresty Auditorium, 1450 Biggy St, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, Los Angeles CA
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Preparing for the Biotech Decade

East Los Angeles Community College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754, Monterey Park

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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