Institute for Genetic Medicine

About the Institute

The USC Institute for Genetic Medicine (IGM) is a place where researchers work closely together in a shared space to approach problems of the highest impact to human health. The IGM houses the offices and laboratories of a group of leading faculty members from the University of Southern California (USC). IGM scientists, engineers and clinicians take a multidisciplinary approach using molecular, genetic, ‘omics, and computational technologies in human and genetic models.

The IGM is administered as a department reporting to the Dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. It is part of the USC Health Sciences Campus, located on the east side of Los Angeles.

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M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD
Director, Institute for Genetic Medicine
Director’s Biography

IGM News

Vicky Yamamoto, PhD

Institute for Genetic Medicine Art Gallery hosts monthly stand-up comedy show

The IGM Art Gallery launched its monthly series, “Laughter is the best medicine (for doctors, too)” on Jan. 13.  The show, organized by Producer Frank Chindamo, LMD and Comedian Brian Moreno,  presented a broad spectrum of comedic sketches covering physical, mental, spiritual and social issues in Los Angeles. Faculty from the USC Marshall School of Business,
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Keck School Events

Research Seminar: “Risk Factors for CSF Shunt Infection and Reinfection”

Research Seminar: “Risk Factors for CSF Shunt Infection and Reinfection”

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Saban Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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