Laura Mosqueda is the keynote speaker during the 2nd Annual Older Adult Summit, held April 5 in Pasadena. (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III) In the battle to change ... Read More »
Researchers test stem cell–based retinal implant for common cause of vision loss with encouraging results
Physicians and researchers at the USC Roski Eye Institute have collaborated with other California institutions to show that a first-in-kind stem cell–based retinal implant is feasible for use in people with advanced dry age-related macular degeneration.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is participating in the first-ever clinical trial using stem cells from umbilical cord blood to delay or even prevent heart failure in children born with a rare congenital heart defect that leaves them with half a heart.
(Illustration by Terryl Whitlatch) As part of the USC Paleosciences Research Seminar Series, illustrator Terryl Whitlatch took the stage in Zumberge Hall October 17 to shed ... Read More »
The USC Voice Center fosters unique relationships between laryngologists and vocalists, helping singers maintain their livelihoods by protecting their vulnerable vocal chords. Read more »
Neuronal Forest (Painting by Amanda Kwieraga). “Anyone who views something under a microscope or through a telescope will tell you that science is art, and that ... Read More »
On May 13, KVEA-TV (Telemundo, Los Angeles) profiled Keck School of Medicine of USC graduate, Brandon Ortega, at the school’s 132nd commencement ceremony. Brandon, the first in his ... Read More »