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Keck School PA Program makes US News & World Report Top 20

The Keck School of Medicine of USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program has risen 50 spots since 2011 and is now ranked 20th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.

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Mark and Mary Stevens

$50 million gift names the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute

The gift will streamline the translation of basic research into new therapies for brain injury and disease

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Discovery could lead to biological treatment for common birth defect

USC researchers have discovered which stem cells are responsible for the growth of craniofacial bones in mice — a finding that could have a profound impact on the understanding and treatment of craniosynostosis, a birth defect that can lead to an array of physical and intellectual disabilities in humans. The article was published in the April 2015 issue of Nature Cell Biology.

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Medical students Miriam Lassiter, T.C. Scotton and Branden Turner are all smiles

Keck School Celebrates Annual Match Day

The Keck School of Medicine of USC welcomed Match Day 2015 on March 20, joining medical school seniors and other applicants across the United States who learned simultaneously where they would complete their residencies.

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Mr. Atul Dhablania and Ms. Incha Kim

Dhablania and Kim Family Global Medicine Fellowship

The newly funded program provides funding for those wishing to embark on research and study relating to global medical need.

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USC mini-symposium showcases the next generation of top stem cell scientistsNews

Obesity, narcolepsy, leukemia and muscle injuries have at least one thing in common: they are engaging the next generation of top stem cell scientists. Five of these scientists presented their research at the Junior Faculty Candidate Mini-symposium hosted by USC’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine on March 3.

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