Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Neurology

Keck School of Medicine receives its highest NIH funding ranking to date

January 23rd, 2017|

Keck School of Medicine of USC ranks No. 1 in funds received per principal investigator; USC Department of Ophthalmology and Department of Preventive Medicine ranked No. 2 nationally

Early Alzheimer’s Gene Spells Tragedy For Patients, Opportunity For Science

January 10th, 2017|

Rosemary Navarro was living in Mexico when her brother called from California. Something wasn’t right with their mom, then in her early 40s. She was having trouble

Social change film: Big data is the new hope for the future of health

December 23rd, 2016|

Sharing personal data in secure networks can lead to new ways of treating diseases, researchers say
If more people were willing to share their health data on mobile

Neurologist Paul Aisen works to stop Alzheimer’s before it starts

December 21st, 2016|

The researcher explains five things to know about the only disease among the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed
Scientists at the Alzheimer’s Therapeutic

International symposium on neurological disorders draws hundreds

December 21st, 2016|

Giselle Petzinger, MD, associate professor of neurology (clinical scholar) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently organized Mexico’s first international symposium on lifestyle and neurological

Keck faculty among the world’s most influential researchers

December 16th, 2016|

Sir Isaac Newton once referred to the process of discovery as “standing on the shoulders of giants,” meaning that revolutionary science and innovation is built on the

Stem Cell Therapy Gives Paralyzed Man Second Chance at Independence

December 14th, 2016|

Four days after undergoing major surgery, 21-year-old Kris Boesen picked up a smartphone and sent a text. It was the first message that he had sent in months.
But

USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute receives $21.7 million NIH grant to study epilepsy

October 21st, 2016|

The USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging of the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute has received a $21.7 million National Institutes of Health grant

Can you zap your brain back to health?

October 5th, 2016|

Rather than taking medication, a growing number of people who suffer from chronic pain, epilepsy and drug cravings are zapping their skulls in the hopes that a

Experimental stem cell therapy helps paralyzed man regain use of arms and hands

September 9th, 2016|

On March 6, just shy of his 21st birthday, Kristopher (Kris) Boesen of Bakersfield suffered a traumatic injury to his cervical spine when his car fishtailed on