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Carolyn Meltzer; featured image for Carolyn C. Meltzer named dean of Keck School of Medicine of USC

Carolyn C. Meltzer named dean of Keck School of Medicine of USC

USC leaders have named radiologist and nuclear medicine doctor Carolyn C. Meltzer as dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Currently the William P. Timmie Professor and chair of the …

Thomas Lozito; featured image for The childhood moments that launched their careers as explorers

The childhood moments that launched their careers as explorers

Innocent curiosity can turn discovery into life’s purpose. A toddler locks eyes with a turtle for the first time; a mischievous teen concocts stink bombs in the garage. However their careers develop, …

The $10 million donation from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will support the USC stem cell research center’s core facilities and training programs, enable recruitment and attract research funding. (Photo by Sam Comen); featured image for $10 million gift from Broad Foundation advances USC stem cell research on aging-associated disease

$10 million gift from Broad Foundation advances USC stem cell research on aging-associated disease

USC’s groundbreaking stem cell research and training programs have received a major boost thanks to a $10 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The donation is part of the …

Laura Mosqueda (Photo by Ricardo Carrasco III); featured image for Keck School’s dean aims for return to guiding principles of medicine

Keck School’s dean aims for return to guiding principles of medicine

Laura Mosqueda, MD, wants the Keck School of Medicine of USC to get back to basics. As the medical school’s new dean, she is emphatically calling on physicians, researchers, staff members and …

USC Trustee Daniel Epstein and his wife, Phyllis, give $10 million via their family foundation to support sports medicine research and treatment at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. (Photo courtesy of Daniel and Phyllis Epstein); featured image for Epstein family gift enhances sports medicine research and care at USC

Epstein family gift enhances sports medicine research and care at USC

Researchers and clinicians at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will advance their pioneering work on treatments and techniques to prevent and heal sports-related injuries thanks to a new …

The gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will establish a research fund at the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics. (Photo courtesy of Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg); featured image for Gift supports biomedical innovation at USC

Gift supports biomedical innovation at USC

A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases.

Zea Borok (Photo by Ricardo Carrasco III); featured image for Gift boosts lung disease research at the Keck School

Gift boosts lung disease research at the Keck School

Pioneering research on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of advanced lung disease is being strengthened at the Keck School of Medicine of USC thanks to generous support from the Hastings Foundation.

Joycelyn Yip says she wishes she could have five different careers. (Photo by Susanica Tam); featured image for Creating new heart muscle out of stem cells? This grad student is doing it

Creating new heart muscle out of stem cells? This grad student is doing it

In a narrow room not much larger than a closet, Joycelyn Yip reaches behind a glass shield to lower a pipette to a plate of silicon-coated glass. Swaddled in a sterile white …