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Match Day brings smiles, tears to Pappas Quad

March 21st, 2017|

Cheers, tears and champagne toasts rang across the Harry and Celesta Pappas Quad in the morning sunshine as the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s class of

From mother to baby: ‘Secondhand sugars’ can pass through breast milk

March 2nd, 2017|

Add breast milk to the list of foods and beverages that contain fructose, a sweetener linked to health issues ranging from obesity to diabetes.

A new study by

What I’m Reading: Stem Cell Postdoc Zlatka Stojanova offers a top pick

February 22nd, 2017|

Zlatka Stojanova: Usher syndrome is a devastating genetic disorder that causes profound hearing loss, balance disorders and progressive blindness. In the ear, mutations in the Usher 1c

USC Stem Cell scientist Amy Firth named finalist for the British Council’s 2017 Alumni Awards

February 22nd, 2017|

As a USC Stem Cell scientist studying lung disease, Amy Firth, assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, has done her alma mater proud. An alumna of

Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

February 14th, 2017|

Nature and nurture both matter in the move to personalized medicine.
In some not-too-distant future, your health risks and medical problems may be investigated and pieced together like crime

Air pollution linked to heightened risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

February 10th, 2017|

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for Type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say
Latino children who live in areas with

Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

February 10th, 2017|

The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Jonathan Samet, MD, Distinguished Professor, Flora L. Thornton Chair in Preventive Medicine and director of

Stanczyk honored by undergraduate alma mater

February 10th, 2017|

Frank Stanczyk, PhD, research professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently was awarded the 2016 Western Illinois University Alumni Achievement

Inderbir S. Gill named Distinguished Professor

February 9th, 2017|

Inderbir S. Gill, MD, chair of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been named a Distinguished Professor by USC President C. L. Max

Institute for Genetic Medicine Art Gallery hosts monthly stand-up comedy show

February 8th, 2017|

The IGM Art Gallery launched its monthly series, “Laughter is the best medicine (for doctors, too)” on Jan. 13.  The show, organized by Producer Frank Chindamo, LMD and