When Ray Goldsworthy was 13, he contracted spinal meningitis. Antibiotics saved his life but destroyed the cells in his inner [...]
Our academic departments and research institutes form our organizational backbone
Focused efforts in research, education, patient care and community service may lead to radical new understandings of the body and disease.
24 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 H. Peng, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Dermatology
Jae Jung, PhD, Fletcher Jones Foundation Chair and Hastings Foundation Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
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
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.
Keck News & Highlights
Mitchell Gross, left, and Jean Shih are working on a pilot study of the MAO inhibitor phenelzine to treat [...]