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New study investigates vaccine and oral medication to stop Alzheimer’s years before it begins

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on New study investigates vaccine and oral medication to stop Alzheimer’s years before it begins

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are tackling the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States — Alzheimer’s disease — with a new study that intervenes decades before the disease develops. The ... Read More »

  • A window into the mammalian middle ear (Image by Camilla Teng/Crump Lab)

Researchers listen to zebrafish to understand human hearing loss

May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Researchers listen to zebrafish to understand human hearing loss

A window into the mammalian middle ear (Image by Camilla Teng/Crump Lab) Can a fish with a malformed jaw tell us something about hearing loss in mice and humans? The answer is yes, ... Read More »

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USC’s stem cell scientists secure the dollars to fight disease

May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on USC’s stem cell scientists secure the dollars to fight disease

Kidney organoid (Image by Tracy Tran/McMcMahon Lab) The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent ... Read More »

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