Department of Urology

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Rick Friedman, MD

Keck Medicine of USC-led study finds genetic predisposition for noise-induced hearing loss

In a new genome-wide association study, an international team led by Keck Medicine of USC neuroscientists has found evidence that some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise-induced hearing loss than others.

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Thomas A. Buchanan, MD

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

Children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers were diagnosed with gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, a new study shows.

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Pinghui Feng

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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$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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Fritz Coleman and Dean Carmen A. Puliafito

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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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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