Three USC researchers win $4.3 million in awards from California’s stem cell agency

Three scientists from Keck Medicine of USC have won grants exceeding $4.3 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that includes creating a temporary liver for patients, finding novel ways to treat immune disorders and blood diseases, and developing new animal models for heart failure, diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases. The grants, …

Lecture on global health care stresses personalized medicine

Kwang Yul Cha, founder of the Korean health-care enterprise CHA Health Systems, was the presenter at last month’s Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. Cha’s vision for optimal global health care is to cure disease through the collaboration among hospitals, universities, research institutes and biomedical companies, as well as an emphasis on personalized medicine.

Sharon Brock

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