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Researchers identify gene mutations linked to pregnancy sickness

A new study by a USC-led team offers further confirmation that abnormalities in the GDF15 gene are involved in the development of hyperemesis gravidarum, and may provide insight into prediction and diagnosis of the disease By Zara Abrams Most women experience nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, but a condition… Read More »

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Do pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19?

Do pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19?

April 7th, 2020

Marc Incerpi, chief of maternal-fetal medicine at Keck Medicine of USC, answers questions about pregnancy and newborn health during the coronavirus epidemic. (Photo/Natalia Deriabina, iStock) Even in the best of circumstances, pregnant… Read More »

OB/GYN Scholarship Awards

OB/GYN Scholarship Awards

October 12th, 2018

At the recent 85th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast OB/GYN Society, held September 26-30, 2018, at Coeur d’Alene, ID, three Year 4 OB/GYN residents won Ted Adams Scholarship Awards. Brittney Johnson,… Read More »

32nd Annual OBGYN Research Symposium

32nd Annual Research Symposium

May 31st, 2018

On April 20th, 2018, the 32nd annual research forum was held in the Keck School of Medicine Aresty Auditorium. The guest professor/speaker was Erin Saleeby, MD, PhD, Director DHS Women’s Health Programs… Read More »