Katharine Gammon is a freelance science writer who covers technology, medicine and child development.
Stories by Katharine Gammon:
How exercise can boost the health of breast cancer survivors
A new study from the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy shows how helpful exercise is for female survivors of cancer.
USC’s physical therapy division starts online/on-campus doctorate
Online students in the new program DPT@USC will take the same courses as Trojans on campus — but in a different format.
Zika surprise: African strain can do more damage than Asian strain
Ostrow School researcher delves into persistent questions about how the virus can affect the developing brain.
USC alum offers free oral cancer screenings to homebound seniors
With heavy dental gear in tow, Justin Urbano finds fulfillment by volunteering his services 16 hours each week.
Using virtual reality — and mom’s sewing machine — for stroke rehab
Sook-Lei Liew builds a prototype with a laptop, an off-the-shelf VR rig, a $9 swim cap and a brain-computer interface system.
Stroke survivor finds new calling as USC volunteer
David Karchem was a software developer until a stroke changed his life. Now he’s focusing on building a community for stroke survivors.