Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Translational Genomics

The future of medicine is personalized

August 23rd, 2016|

John Carpten joins the Keck School of Medicine to connect the dots between individual cancer patients and the best treatments
The technological advances that have allowed doctors to differentiate tumors based on their distinct genetic make-up are part of a revolution in medicine that is known as personalized or precision medicine. Where treating cancer was once

Award-winning genomic scientist to build new department and institute

February 10th, 2016|

John David Carpten will put together a team to study genes and create personalized patient care

USC has hired John David Carpten to lead a new department and institute at the Keck School of Medicine that will translate the molecular study of genes into individual treatment plans.

Carmen A. Puliafito, dean of the Keck School of Medicine

Keck School of Medicine establishes new academic department and research institute

December 30th, 2015|

The Keck School of Medicine has created a new academic department and institute. John Carpten, PhD, will head the new Department of Translational Genomics and Institute of Translational Genomics at the Keck School of Medicine, effective January 1, 2016. Carpten is currently serving as the deputy director of basic sciences, and professor/division director of the