Keck School of Medicine of USC


Bone defects inspire perfect union between surgeon-scientist and stem cell researchers at USC

January 30th, 2017|

As chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Jay R. Lieberman regularly sees patients with bone defects too severe

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

Faculty physicians keep singers, musicians and actors in peak shape

September 5th, 2016|

Injuries won’t keep these performing artists out of the spotlight.

Javen Smith was singing for hours a day preparing for a major role in a USC production of the

Innovative USC Program Helps Develop Literacy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children from Bilingual Homes

July 26th, 2016|

“Come read with me.”

Those can be some of the most powerful words in the development of any child’s ability to read and write. For children who are

Sidgmore Family Foundation gift to help hearing loss research

May 25th, 2016|

There has always been one insurmountable problem related to hearing loss: When the sensory hair cells in the inner ear die, they don’t regenerate. These microscopic cells

Key mutations may worsen hearing loss from the chemotherapy drug cisplatin

May 18th, 2016|

The chemotherapy drug cisplatin can kill cancer, but it can also kill the sensory cells of the inner ear — causing permanent hearing loss. This hearing loss is

In memoriam: John Niparko, 61

May 4th, 2016|

John K. Niparko, Tiber Alpert Professor and chair of the USC Rick and Tina Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine

Hear, and Now: Restoring Sound Perception After Hearing Loss

October 8th, 2015|

The Caruso family was caught up in a movie at home earlier this year when daughter Gianna, 15, made the announcement that would change her father’s life.


USC Stem Cell selects inaugural Broad Clinical Research Fellows

August 20th, 2015|

This year, the Broad Clinical Research Fellowships are enabling physician-investigators to explore stem cell-based approaches related to four very different medical conditions: breast cancer, kidney disease, deafness

The Science of Sleep

July 27th, 2015|

From neuroscientists to engineers, USC researchers delve into what happens during slumber—and how to help us get more of it.

In the classic fairy tale, Snow White bites