Keck School of Medicine of USC


USC Michelson Center for Convergent Science emphasizes collaborative approach to treating cancer patients

March 1st, 2017|

AnneMarie Ciccarella describes herself as an “accidental advocate.”

A need to understand her disease led the breast cancer survivor to travel to a national cancer conference where she

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

‘State of the Cancer Center’ presentation points to growth, promising discoveries

January 26th, 2017|

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center had an outstanding 2016, as reported by Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, USC Norris director, in his annual “State of

Analysis: Primary tumor location predicts treatment response in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

November 29th, 2016|

A retrospective analysis of data from the CALGB/SWOG 80405 clinical trial revealed that in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, the location of the primary tumor predicts the

USC Norris celebrates Friends and Family

November 8th, 2016|

Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and John D. Carpten, PhD, chair and visiting professor of translational genomics and

USC to participate in its third Cancer Moonshot project

October 17th, 2016|

Vice President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to announce that the University of Southern California will participate in a new Cancer Moonshot project to create the

Staying on Target: USC Norris researchers target cancer cells

October 17th, 2016|

When USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center member Ann Mohrbacher, MD, began her career in immunology, the idea that physicians one day could fight cancer using the body’s

University of Southern California to show how wearable technology can improve cancer treatment

October 7th, 2016|

Researchers at the University of Southern California will demonstrate how using wearable technology and smartphones can improve cancer treatment at a White House event on Oct. 3.


Hematologist wins prestigious award from National Cancer Institute

September 6th, 2016|

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has named Kevin Kelly, MD, PhD, associate professor of clinical medicine in the Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for

Center for Genetic Epidemiology established at the Keck School

August 30th, 2016|

Building on its reputation as a major player in genome science, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established the Center for Genetic Epidemiology under the