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Dean Carmen A. Puliafito of the Keck School of Medicine and actor and comedian Martin Short listen to author Siddhartha Mukherjee

Author discusses advances — and challenges — in cancer treatment

Cancer has stumped physicians and scientists for thousands of years. Major discoveries have changed our understanding of cancer and how to treat it, but there is still far more to learn.

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Neil Segil uses stem cells to seek treatments for hearing loss

During most of his twenties, Neil Segil, PhD, couldn’t really imagine pursuing a career in science and being a professor. Now he’s doing both — as a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell and a professor of research in the departments of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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USC Eye Institute adds 12 faculty physician scientists in 2014

The USC Eye Institute has recruited 12 physician scientists from some of the world’s leading institutions, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of vision disorders.

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Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD

Keck School of Medicine of USC stem cell researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientist Cheng-Ming Chuong, M.D., Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Keck Medicine of USC surgeons perform complex kidney cancer surgery with minimally invasive Xi robot

The complex kidney cancer operation performed by USC Institute of Urology surgeons cuts the patient’s recovery time from two to three weeks to four to five days.

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USC Eye Institute opens state-of-the-art Arcadia clinic

One of nation's top-ranked university-based ophthalmology clinics moves to new location after 20 years, continues to provide comprehensive eye care to local community.

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