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Challenge Accepted: Improving Treatment Options for Patients with Brain Cancer

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Of the dozens of clinical trials being conducted at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at any given time, there is one in particular that has Naveed Wagle, MD, director of the USC Brain Tumor Center at USC Norris, filled with anticipation. Every new clinical trial provides hope for his patients, but this

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What I’m reading: Top picks from stem cell faculty

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Andy McMahon: Leigh Turner and Paul Knoepfler present a disturbing report in Cell Stem Cell on the growth of businesses marketing stem cell interventions in the US. Los Angeles is one “stem cell treatment” hotspot. Through their examination of these unproven, potentially unethical and even dangerous treatments, Turner and Knoepfler

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Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

ZNI Seminar Series: "A Search for The Molecular Causes of Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia"

Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Herlotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112, Los Angeles
12:00 PM –
1:00 PM
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Structural effects over outcomes: A non-parametric test based on network-rewiring algorithms

Division of Biostatistics, Room 116, 2001 N. Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA, Health Sciences Campus
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM
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Memorial Service for William C. Shoemaker, MD, MCCM

Aresty Auditorium, 1450 Biggy St, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, 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