Keck Medicine Magazine

Winter 2011 Table of Contents

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On the Cover:

Focus on Urban Health
$56.8 million NIH grant connects basic scientists with clinicians to improve health in Los Angeles.
By Alana Klein Prisco


New Medicine Moves In : Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and
Stem Cell Research opens 

$1 Million for Norris Cancer Research : Successful Concert to Cure Cancer brings friends, fun and funds

Making Sense of the Brain’s Genetic Code: Researchers work to understand genes and their role in neurologic
and psychiatric disorders

Faster Treatment and Recovery for Cancer: Intraoperative radiotherapy following breast lumpectomy speeds
recovery, reduces costs


Daniel Oakes improves quality of life for joint replacement patients

Keck School of Medicine student Josh Lilienstein learns from his
own experience as a cancer patient


Dean's Message: Friends and patients tell the Keck School’s stories

In Brief:  Installation of 11th USC president; hospitals ranked among best; 
student test scores climb; and more

Development News: Multimillion dollar gifts from Ming Hsieh and Sumner Redstone
improve research and education; football fans “Fight On” for breast cancer, and more

Keck in the News: A sampling of news coverage of the Keck School of Medicine

Where are the Doctors of USC?
A guide to locations in the greater Los Angeles area

Joyous events mark the life of the expanding USC academic medical center.

Continuing Medical Education

CORRECTION: A story about minimally invasive cardiac surgery,
which appeared in the last issue of Keck Medicine, contained errors.
For the corrected story, see

University of Southern California University of Southern California