Department of Surgery

Surgery

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, and to conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice. The department is comprised of 10 divisions and offers a prominent surgical residency program.

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New, High-Tech Surgical Suite Debuts at Keck Hospital

A high-tech operating room that will help improve patient care debuted at Keck Hospital of USC on April 24, making it one of three Southern California hospitals with such a room, often called a “hybrid OR.”

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2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
Childs Way, USC University Park Campus, Los Angeles

Speaker: Michelle Tallquist, University of Hawaii

11:00am - 12:00pm
Broad CIRM Center (BCC) - 1st Floor Conference Room

Advance Data Analysis by Excyte

9 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Sue & Bill Gross CIRM Stem Cell Research Center; University of California, Irvine

SoCal Flow Summit 2015

8 a.m.–8 p.m., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Becman Center; University of California, Irvine

Innovations in Medical Education Conference 2015

Hynes Convention Center & Sheraton, Boston, MA
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  • Lieberman takes office as 25th president of national association

    Jay R. Lieberman, a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell, is the new president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

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  • Lieberman takes office as 25th president of national association

    Jay R. Lieberman, a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell, is the new president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

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  • USC researcher plucks hair to grow hair

    If there’s a cure for male pattern baldness, it might hurt a little. A team led by USC Stem Cell Principal Investigator Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that by plucking 200 hairs in a specific pattern and density, they can induce up to 1,200 replacement hairs to grow in a mouse. These results are published in the April 9 edition of the journal Cell.

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  • USC Norris study finds herpesvirus activates RIG-I receptor to evade body’s immune system

    USC molecular microbiologists also identify first enzyme that causes protein deamidation in eukaryotes

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  • Peti-Peterdi is inducted into prestigious honor societies

    Pioneering Keck Medicine of USC scientist Janos Peti-Peterdi, MD, PhD, received congratulations in early March in Salzburg, Austria, from Austrian President Heinz Fischer upon his induction into the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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  • $10 million gift establishes center to develop personalized medicine to fight cancer

    The gift establishes the Stephenson Family Personalized Medicine Center, dedicated to tailoring cancer treatments to each individual.

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  • Gala raises $290,000 for medical scholarships

    Almost 300 people were on hand March 7 at Town & Gown of USC to celebrate and raise funds for medical scholarships at the Keck Scholarship Gala. The event raised $290,000.

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