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

USC Stem Cell scientists chew on the mysteries of jaw development

Scientists in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump have revealed how key genes guide the development of the jaw in zebrafish. These findings may offer clues for understanding craniofacial anomalies in human patients, who sometimes carry a mutation in equivalent genes. In the study published in Developmental… Read More »

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Keck School Events

Open House: Norris Cancer Center Cell and Imaging Core Grand Opening

Open House: Norris Cancer Center Cell and Imaging Core Grand Opening

01/23/2018
Norman Topping Tower (NTT) 4411
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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