Keck School of Medicine of USC


Psychiatry chair welcomed to campus

October 11th, 2016|

Leaders from Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC were on hand Sept. 14 to formally welcome Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, as chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences.

At a reception held in the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president

Keck School of Medicine names new chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

June 30th, 2016|

Physician-Scientist Steven Siegel brings over 20 years of research, teaching and clinical experience to the role

Keck School of Medicine of USC has named Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, the new chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. A noted physician and researcher with an expertise in schizophrenia and psychosis, Siegel will not only oversee

Expanding the Mind

December 15th, 2015|

Keck School researchers are advancing the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and pursuing potential therapies

Twenty years ago, when Terrence Town, PhD, first began researching the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and the immune system, most people in the field thought this course of inquiry was leading nowhere. Alzheimer’s disease was still poorly understood and so, while Town