Physiology and Neuroscience

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Department of Physiology and Neuroscience

About the Department

The Department of Physiology and Neuroscience plays a leading role in the research and teaching activities of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Department faculty members have won numerous awards, both national and University-wide, in both physiology and biophysics, and they are regularly invited to present seminars and plenary lectures at universities and conferences throughout the US and overseas. Department faculty members serve on many national and international scientific committees, often in leadership roles.

About the Department of Physiology and Neuroscience

Berislav Zlokovic, Chair

“At USC, we work with colleagues from so many different departments to reduce the gap between experimental and clinical findings.”
Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Physiology and Neuroscience
Chair’s Corner

Department News

The new Stevens Hall for Neuroimaging is home to the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics.

USC partners for $12 million study on Alzheimer’s diversity

Biomedical researchers have increasingly prioritized large-scale health studies of minority populations in recent years, but datasets often remain limited and inconclusive. While Latinos account for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population, a recent review estimated that only 3 percent of Alzheimer’s disease studies include Latinos in their analyses. To… Read More »

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Keck School Events

Saban Research Institute Seminar - Research Seminar: “Regeneration & Preservation of Pancreatic Beta Cells in Diabetes”

Saban Research Institute Seminar – Research Seminar: “Regeneration & Preservation of Pancreatic Beta Cells in Diabetes”

10/25/2017
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Saban Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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