A USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression.
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
This year's ranking represents the Keck School of Medicine's highest to date Keck School of Medicine of USC ranks No. 1 in funds received per principal [...]
USC researchers have identified two Zika proteins potentially responsible for thousands of microcephaly cases in Brazil and elsewhere — taking one small step toward preventing Zika-infected mothers from birthing [...]
USC researchers found that that melanoma patients with deficient or mutant copies of a “sunscreen" gene are less protected from harmful ultraviolet rays that could cause skin [...]
The infection has been cured in mice by removing "traitors" residing in liver’s immune cells. Chronic hepatitis B infection, a lifetime disease with no effective cure, could one [...]