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Keck Medicine of USC hosts health screenings at Festival of Books

Considered the largest public literary celebration in the country, the L.A. Times Festival of Books swept through the University Park Campus April 18 and 19.

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Rick Friedman, MD

Keck Medicine of USC-led study finds genetic predisposition for noise-induced hearing loss

In a new genome-wide association study, an international team led by Keck Medicine of USC neuroscientists has found evidence that some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise-induced hearing loss than others.

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Thomas A. Buchanan, MD

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

Children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers were diagnosed with gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, a new study shows.

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Lieberman takes office as 25th president of national association

Jay R. Lieberman, a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell, is the new president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

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USC researcher plucks hair to grow hair

If there’s a cure for male pattern baldness, it might hurt a little. A team led by USC Stem Cell Principal Investigator Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that by plucking 200 hairs in a specific pattern and density, they can induce up to 1,200 replacement hairs to grow in a mouse. These results are published in the April 9 edition of the journal Cell.

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Pinghui Feng

USC Norris study finds herpesvirus activates RIG-I receptor to evade body’s immune system

USC molecular microbiologists also identify first enzyme that causes protein deamidation in eukaryotes

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