For approximately 8 million Americans, visiting a doctor regularly is the key to managing their psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy or painful red patches [...]
Laura Mosqueda (Photo/Steve Cohn) An air of renewal charged the proceedings as Laura Mosqueda, MD, was formally installed as dean of the Keck School of Medicine [...]
Keck School of Medicine of USC receives $100,000 donation for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research
The Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a generous $100,000 donation from PUMA for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research, two years after the singer/actress [...]
Kathleen G. Nelson, MD Kathleen Nelson, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been appointed associate dean for leadership [...]
A new study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that robotic partial nephrectomy decreases complications, mortality and other important patient outcomes as compared with open or laparoscopic techniques.
A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer in African Americans and Latinos
For African Americans and Latinos, a diagnosis of diabetes after age 50 may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer. Each [...]
According to a new study in Developmental Cell from the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Andy McMahon, the progenitor cells that form the kidney’s filtering units, called nephrons, mature into entirely different types of cells based on when they arrive to the scene of nephron formation.
A USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression.