Keck School of Medicine of USC


Cerebrovascular team joins former patient for second marathon

March 16th, 2017|

A former patient of the USC Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center once again will be joined by the treatment team that saved her life, to run the

Early-career scientists see big boost in neurosurgery department

March 1st, 2017|

For a small department, the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC seems to have an oversized profile, at least when it

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.

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

Challenge Accepted: Improving Treatment Options for Patients with Brain Cancer

August 9th, 2016|

Of the dozens of clinical trials being conducted at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at any given time, there is one in particular that has Naveed Wagle, MD, director of

Study: Antidepressants may fight brain cancer

March 9th, 2016|

Antidepressants can shrink and stunt cancerous brain tumors that are otherwise difficult to treat, an international team of researchers has found.

USC School of Pharmacy researchers who led

Stroke patient recovers from severe brain aneurysm to run LA Marathon alongside treatment team

February 24th, 2016|

A former patient at the University of Southern California (USC) Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Keck Medicine of USC ran the Los Angeles Marathon on Feb.

Neurosurgeon, urologist team up to remove patient’s spinal tumor using da Vinci robot

December 21st, 2015|

To do what’s best for a patient, sometimes a combined effort is the best approach. That was the case recently at Keck Medical Center of USC, where