Keck School of Medicine of USC


New research suggests possibility of small cell lung cancer immunotherapy

January 24th, 2017|

A study published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology and led by Ite Laird-Offringa, PhD, associate professor of surgery and associate dean of graduate affairs at the Keck School of

Keck School program receives national honor for health services

September 28th, 2016|

USC Correctional Health, a Keck School of Medicine of USC program, won the 2016 Best in Category Achievement Award for Health from the National Association of Counties

Retinoic Acid May Significantly Prevent Lymphedema Development, Experimental Model Suggests

September 16th, 2016|

Although lymphedema has no known cure, an injection of 9-cis retinoic acid at the time of surgery may stop development of the disease

A study conducted at the

USC Stem Cell names second cohort of Broad Clinical Research Fellows

June 13th, 2016|

The second cohort of Broad Clinical Research Fellows is making strides towards finding stem cell-based therapies for lymphedema in cancer patients, large bone fractures and short bowel

USC leads international plastic surgery simulation training for Operation Smile

June 6th, 2016|

Nearly two dozen doctors from around the world visited the Keck School of Medicine of USC recently to enhance their medical skills and learn new surgical techniques.


Keck School faculty performs rare fetal cardiac procedure for first time in Southern California

March 9th, 2016|

Last August, the Davila family was given devastating news: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) cardiologists confirmed that their 27-week-old fetus suffered from hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS)

Training Robotic Surgeons Worldwide

September 24th, 2015|

Surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC perform more robotic surgeries than at any other hospital in the metro Los Angeles area. What make these procedures extraordinary are

Promising new target may treat pulmonary fibrosis

March 18th, 2015|

By uncovering the mechanism by which fibrous tissue cells in the lung multiply, Keck School of Medicine faculty at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los