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Science/Technology
Brain scan image
To understand how information is communicated throughout the brain, researchers at USC used multiple fluorescent-labeled dyes to trace the connections among all identified structures of the mouse brain. (Photo/Courtesy of Hong-Wei Dong, M.D., Ph.D., USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, MCP)

New brain map could lead to novel therapies for autism and Huntington’s disease

Brain connectivity atlas assists in the understanding of mental and neural disorders.

HealthScience/Technology
R. Kiran Alluri
R. Kiran Alluri has been named a Broad Clinical Research Fellow and will work on treating critical bone defects. (Photo/Courtesy of R. Kiran Alluri)
Gene K. Lee
Gene K. Lee has been named a Broad Research Fellow and will work on treatment for lymphedema. (Photo/Cristy Lytal)
Christopher Schlieve
Christopher Schlieve has been named a Broad Research Fellow and will work on treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome, or SBS. (Photo/Courtesy of Christopher Schlieve)

USC Stem Cell names second cohort of Broad Clinical Research Fellows

The objective of one current research proposal is to push the frontiers of stem cell and tissue engineering technologies.

Science/Technology
shuttle launch
The final flight of shuttle Atlantis, launching July 8, 2011, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The engines' hydrogen turbine flowmeter uses a new design by Bogdan Marcu introduced in 2007. (Photo/NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Podcast highlights scientist’s journey from behind the Iron Curtain to the frontiers of space

Bogdan Marcu shares his amazing story — one that involves another USC alum in a key role — on the latest episode of USC Viterbi’s “Escape Velocity.”