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Newly appointed associate vice president for USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing and senior associate dean of the Keck School of Medicine will provide leadership to help grow and strengthen the visibility and reputation of the entire Keck Medicine enterprise.
Keck Medicine of USC scientists have discovered new clues about a drug instrumental in treating a certain blood cancer that may provide important targets for researchers searching for cures.
A multi-institutional team of researchers studying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been awarded a $16 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create the most extensive genetic resource to date for these two devastating psychiatric disorders, using DNA samples assembled by USC.
USC Eye Institute researchers at the Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, together with colleagues at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, have answered the long-standing question of why mutations to a particular gene primarily cause tumors of the retina and not of other cell types.
Five Keck School researchers have been named by Thomson Reuters as having “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for 2014. The New York City-based multinational media and information firm assessed papers indexed between 2002 and 2012 in 21 fields of study.
Gail Victor Anderson, MD, founding faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at USC and a pioneer in the field, died of complications from pneumonia on Sept. 6, 2014, in Pasadena, California. He was 88.
Treating patients in one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation, the Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Emergency Medicine residency program has been ranked No. 3 in a top 10 ranking of emergency medicine residency programs in the United States.
For 187 fresh-faced new medical students from the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Class of 2018, the act of putting on a white coat signified the beginning of their lives as health-care professionals. At a ceremony held on Aug. 15, 2014 in the Harry & Celesta Pappas Quad, these students received their white coats from faculty leaders to symbolize the trust placed in them by the public.