Stories by Alexis Bergen:
Donors Make Pledge to USC College
Dornsifes give $5 million for two new endowed chairs. Brain scientists Antonio and Hanna Damasio are named inaugural holders of the chairs.
Still Striving to Be the Best
Dean Aoun’s State of the College address pinpoints his administration’s priority on innovation and risk-taking while emphasizing the traits by which progress will be measured in the next five years.
USC Names Dornsife Center Director
Hanna Damasio, who pioneered the use of imaging methods in the study of brain lesions, is the new leader of the Dornsife Neuroscience Imaging Center.
Paving the Way for Oral Delivery of Drugs
Recombinant DNA technology will enable the pharmaceutical industry to produce safer and more effective versions of therapeutic proteins for the body.
Pharmacy School celebrates 100-year anniversary of instruction, pioneering research
School of Pharmacy Celebrates Centennial
Faculty, alumni and students mark a century of innovation and discovery while saluting honorees whose support helped the school widen its horizons.
Father of Modern MRI Technology Visits USC
Paul Lauterbur, a Nobel Prize winner for his research into magnetic resonance imaging, addresses an audience at the USC School of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Professor Hailed by Majority Leader
State Sen. Gloria Romero names USC Vice Provost Roberta Diaz Brinton one of her district’s outstanding women.
School of Pharmacy to fete its centennial
USC pharmacology professor Alex Sevanian, 58, worked on the mechanisms behind atherosclerosis and the progression of cardiovascular disease.
Experts Discuss Safety and Benefits of Vitamin E
The vitamin’s effects on cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders is among the topics at a USC forum reviewing clinical research.
Alex Sevanian, professor of molecular pharmacology, 58
Grants Will Fund Alcohol Study
The USC School of Pharmacy will use $3.4 million to examine where alcohol acts on the brain. Their aim: to develop a pharmacological agent that, with behavioral therapy, can help people recover from alcoholism.
Brinton Named Vice Provost
As USC’s new vice provost for institutional diversity, Roberta Brinton, a professor of molecular pharmacology and toxicology, will incorporate multiple perspectives in curricula, research and campus life.
Working without a Net
As safety-net providers struggle to care for the underserved, the USC School of Pharmacy increases access to pharmaceutical services for uninsured patients.
Researcher Gets $1.7 Million for Eye Study
Nearly 10 million people in the U.S. are afflicted with dry-eye syndrome. Funds help scientists focus on a key moisture-producing gland, examining the problem at the cellular level.
UniHealth Gives Grant to USC Asthma Program
Hemophilia study to examine national treatment costs
Many drugs have therapeutic uses that transcend their original scope as disease and discomfort fighters. USC researchers are examining compounds that have battled cancer but may be equally adept at attacking arthritis and osteoporosis.
Countless drugs have therapeutic uses that transcend their original disease-fighting intent.
School of Pharmacy launches Proteomic Core Facility
On the Mat
A USC pharmacologist identifies a protein that may be the cause of cancer cell proliferation. Supported by a $1.9 million NIH grant, he hopes to develop drug therapies that will neutralize it.
As safety net providers struggle to care for the underserved, the USC School of Pharmacy increases access to pharmaceutical services for uninsured patients.