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The new lab’s collaborative structure promises to play a key role in the development of groundbreaking advancements in health care.

New USC/CHLA cGMP Lab opens to accelerate next-generation cell therapy

By Kevin Joy   A new laboratory designed to advance early-stage research into lifesaving, commercially viable therapies was celebrated on the USC Health Sciences Campus Tuesday night. Housed ..Read More

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Study offers new insight on the safety of an IUD after childbirth if new mom has a common infection

A research team at the Keck School of Medicine conducts the first investigation of the safety of placing IUDs in women shortly after childbirth when chorioamnionitis is suspected. ..Read More

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How to rewind the clock on arthritic cartilage … stat!

By Cristy Lytal   A new study in Aging Cell describes how a key protein, called Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (STAT3), might turn back the clock on aging ..Read More

California Surgeon General Diana Ramos, MD, to Speak at Dean’s New Leadership Series at the Keck School of Medicine of USC on January 25

California Surgeon General Diana Ramos, MD, to Speak at Dean’s New Leadership Series at the Keck School of Medicine of USC on January 25

By Janice O’Leary Come meet California Surgeon General and USC and Keck School of Medicine of USC alumna Diana Ramos, MD, on January 25. Hear her speak with ..Read More

Pictured is an artist’s rendering of circadian clock proteins BMAL1 and CLOCK influencing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cell proliferation. The study shows that in humans, HCC cells rely on BMAL1 and CLOCK for sustained cell growth. Targeting clock proteins provides a new pathway to develop novel cancer therapies. (Image: Julia E. Fletcher-Selway, JEFS Storytelling Arts)

Study shows how liver cancer hijacks circadian clock machinery inside cells

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC are now one step closer to understanding how to halt the spread of the deadly disease in the body. ..Read More