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Thomas Lee receives 2017 Microsoft Health Innovation Award

March 17th, 2017|

The winners of the 2017 Microsoft Health Innovation Awards were announced recently and included Thomas Lee, MD, associate professor of clinical ophthalmology at the Keck School of

USC Roski Eye Institute to add seventh trainee for residency

March 16th, 2017|

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved the addition of another permanent resident at the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, the first resident

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

Rohit Varma installed as dean of the Keck School of Medicine

January 26th, 2017|

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, the noted physician and scientist recognized across the globe as a visionary leader in the epidemiology of eye diseases, has been formally installed

JAMA Ophthalmology reports 4 of Top 10 most talked about articles in 2016 are USC Roski Eye Institute published research

January 24th, 2017|

JAMA Ophthalmology, one of the journals of the American Medical Association, announced four of its top 10 most talked about articles in 2016 are published research by

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

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

Mark Humayun elected a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13th, 2016|

Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, co-director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute and director of the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, has been elected

Breakthrough refractory glaucoma treatment cleared by FDA after clinical trials

November 30th, 2016|

Millions of glaucoma patients whose previous surgical treatment failed to reduce their eye pressure have new hope following several years of pivotal clinical trials conducted in refractory

Rohit Varma named Keck School dean

November 10th, 2016|

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH has been named dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective immediately. Varma will also hold the May S. and John