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Jane Centofante and her family’s impression of the care that their father received was the impetus for her first two initial gifts to the John P. Stein, MD, Endowed Chair in Urologic Cancer Research in memory of her father Al and, finally, her most recent gift of $1 million to fund the Stein chair.

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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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