Over the years, everyone loses a few brain cells. A study led by scientists from USC Stem Cell and the USC Neurorestoration Center presents evidence that adults can replenish at least some of what they’ve lost by generating new brain cells, and that this process is dramatically altered in patients with long-term epilepsy.
Three departments—the Department of Ophthalmology, Population and Public Health Sciences and the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology—all came in No. 2 for their disciplines.
The work yielded the first pictures of human brain function ever produced using functional photoacoustic computerized tomography.
Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles | Photo credit: Ricardo Carrasco III Eighteen members of the faculty at Keck School of Medicine of USC ... Read More »
Steven Giannotta (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III) Steven Giannotta, MD, has been named the Dr. Martin H. Weiss Chair in Neurological Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine ... Read More »
Gabriel Zada, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research pituitary adenomas, which are commonly occurring yet ... Read More »
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