Steven Shapiro, MD, will begin his role as USC senior vice president for health affairs on May 15. (Photo/Courtesy of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

Steven Shapiro named first USC senior vice president for health affairs

The physician-scientist will bridge clinical and research efforts, a collaborative approach designed to improve care. Steven D. Shapiro, MD, executive vice president and chief medical and scientific officer of the University of …

Eli and Edythe Broad (Photo by Ben Gibbs)

Eli and Edythe Broad to receive honorary degrees at USC commencement ceremony

USC will recognize philanthropists Edythe and Eli Broad and five other honorary degree candidates for their leadership in government, science, philanthropy, humanitarianism and the arts at the university’s 136th commencement ceremony on …

Andy McMahon (right), director of USC's stem cell research center, highlights the importance of a biotechnology park. (Photo by Steve Cohn)

East LA biotech park could create “explosion of employment”

The competition for biotech investment is escalating, and USC President C. L. Max Nikias wants to make sure Los Angeles emerges a winner. “Los Angeles finds itself falling behind in the race …

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