Keck School of Medicine of USC


Star-studded gala raises more than $2 million for cancer research

October 14th, 2015|

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the nation’s original comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1972, raised more than $2 million at its 2015 star-studded black tie gala fundraiser held October 10th at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills.

The event honored philanthropists Dana and David Dornsife with the Visionary Award

California’s stem cell agency hosts public meetings with citizens and patients

July 17th, 2015|

This summer, leaders from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) visited Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco to consult with citizens and patient advocates in each city. These are the citizens who originally voted to create CIRM to dispense $3 billion to fund stem cell research in California, and the patients and advocates

Keck Medicine of USC hosts health screenings at Festival of Books

April 20th, 2015|

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.

A centerpiece of the festival was the Keck Medicine of USC Health and Wellness Pavilion, which doubled in size to host several health-related screenings, including those for skin cancer, sleep apnea,

Lecture on global health care stresses personalized medicine

December 12th, 2014|

Kwang Yul Cha, founder of the Korean health-care enterprise CHA Health Systems, was the presenter at last month’s Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series.

Cha’s vision for optimal global health care is to cure disease through the collaboration among hospitals, universities, research institutes and biomedical companies, as well as an emphasis on personalized medicine.

Over the last 30 years,