Our academic departments and research institutes form our organizational backbone


Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC

Focused efforts in research, education, patient care and community service may lead to radical new understandings of the body and disease.

26 Research-Oriented Basic Science and Clinical Departments

Directing the studies of medical students, graduate students, interns, residents and fellows.

7 Research Institutes

Creating intellectual, dynamic atmospheres that attract outstanding researchers.

David Peng

David H. Peng, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Dermatology

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Dr. Carpten is chair of Department of Translational Genomics

John Carpten, PhD, Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics Director, Institute of Translational Genomics Royce and Mary Trotter Chair in Cancer Research

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Andrew McMahon, PhD, director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC; Provost Professor and W. M. Keck Professorship of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

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Centers and Programs

Research at the Keck School of Medicine attains a level of critical mass within its research centers and programs housed within the academic departments, research institutes with departmental status, or the office of research advancement. Built on faculty excellence, innovation and collaboration, Keck’s research centers and programs draw upon the expertise of physicians, scientists and engineers from across the school and the university, as well as local, national and international affiliates.

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