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Keck Medicine of USC leads Los Angeles-based study of auditory brainstem implant's safety and use in young children

A Los Angeles medical team led by Keck Medicine of USC researchers performs California’s first auditory brainstem implant surgery on a 3-year-old boy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, part of the nation's only NIH-funded study of the device’s safety and use in young children. Audiologists at the USC Center for Childhood Communication will study how the child's brain develops over time as it incorporates sound and speech.

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Preeminent USC surgeon and emergency medicine pioneer dies at 88

Gail Victor Anderson, MD, founding faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at USC and a pioneer in the field, died of complications from pneumonia on Sept. 6, 2014, in Pasadena, California. He was 88.

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Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Emergency Medicine receives No. 3 spot in new national ranking of residency programs

Treating patients in one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation, the Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Emergency Medicine residency program has been ranked No. 3 in a top 10 ranking of emergency medicine residency programs in the United States.

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USC researchers discover the healing power of "rib-tickling"

Unlike salamanders, mammals can’t regenerate lost limbs, but they can repair large sections of their ribs. In a new study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, a team directed by USC Stem Cell researcher Francesca Mariani takes a closer look at rib regeneration in both humans and mice.

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USC welcomes its inaugural class of stem cell master's students

USC welcomed its inaugural class of 30 master’s students in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine to one of the first programs of its kind in the United States.

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Keck Medicine of USC becomes first medical center in Los Angeles to offer newly FDA-approved sleep apnea implant

Keck Medicine of USC is the first medical center in Los Angeles to offer a unique implantable treatment for sleep apnea, a chronic disorder that affects more than 18 million sleep-deprived Americans.

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