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The Keck School of Medicine educates the nation's future physicians and biomedical scientists. From day one, medical students help care for patients as part of an innovative curriculum that integrates basic and clinical sciences, technology and communication, the latest medical advances and the oldest healing arts. Students train in one of the largest teaching hospitals in the nation, gaining experience with the diverse, urban population of Los Angeles. Graduate and medical students play leading roles in the creation of new knowledge as part of the Keck School's vibrant research community.

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Physician assistant student receives national scholarship

Michelle Lagua has been named one of six National Medical Fellowship, Primary Care Leadership Program Scholars.

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  • Ranibizumab reverses vision loss in working-age U.S. Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites suffering from diabetic eye disease

    The prescription drug may help reduce cases of blindness by 75 percent

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  • Keck Medicine of USC researchers find advantages to mindfulness meditation over sleep education for older adults

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  • New target for prostate cancer treatment discovered by Keck Medicine of USC researchers

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.

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  • Hearing experts break sound barrier for children born without hearing nerve

    Los Angeles research team studies brain plasticity, auditory brainstem implant safety in NIH-backed clinical trial

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  • Keck Medicine of USC researchers find clues to colorectal cancer tumor behavior to improve cancer treatment and cures

    “Big Bang” model of tumor growth provides view into how to stop cancer before it starts

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  • Keck School of Medicine of USC catapults into Top 10 in 2014 NIH funding of otolaryngology research

    High-profile research in human communication bolsters Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

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  • USC neurogeneticists harness immune cells to clear Alzheimer’s-associated plaques from rodent brains

    New research identifies promising therapeutic target for treating Alzheimer’s disease

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