Stories by Alexis Bergen:
Pharmaceutical scientist receives $2 million grant for aging research
USC kicks off annual Good Neighbors funding drive
Overboard on Over-the-Counter
Many Americans have incomplete knowledge about over-the-counter medicines, taking too much of a product or mixing medicines in dangerous combinations.
Process of Elimination
Understanding the genetic differences that affect how the body excretes drugs may improve therapies for cystic fibrosis patients.
USC pharmacists examine genetic differences that alter drugs’ effectiveness
People Taking Anticoagulant Drugs Should Be Educated About the Medications to Achieve Positive Results and Combat Adverse Outcomes
Gilbert J. Burckart named chair of the Department of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical researcher receives $100,000 for HIV/AIDS therapy study
School of Pharmacy unveils unique analytical lab
Occupational therapy study shows effectiveness of lifestyle redesign for seniors
White coat ceremonies for first-year students instill commitment to patient care
HSC pharmacy modernizes, moves to Healthcare Consultation Center
Heeres family establishes endowed pharmacy chair
Research underscores the benefits of yogurt
Keck graduates pledge commitment to medicine at the 117th commencement
The Eyes Have It
To USC researcher Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, the cells of the eye’s lacrimal gland are ‘heavenly systems’ that can make or break eye health. Her efforts are dedicated to understanding how their functioning determines tear secretion and why malfunctions that plague millions occur.
Foundation pledges free college for Murchison first-graders
Pupils at USC partner school will be part of a dropout prevention program until they graduate from high school. Once they do, they are guaranteed a scholarship toward college or career training.
Researcher cheers the study of tears
‘I Have a Dream’ Foundation pledges free college for Murchison first graders
Dealing with Drugs
With new computing power and knowledge, scientists hope to develop lifesaving drugs more quickly and with better results.
Pharmacy School hosts ‘Kids’ Day’ to inform youths on health, safety
Future of Medicine May Include Drugs Designed for Individuals
Poison Prevention Program Aims to Educate Children
During National Poison Prevention Week, student pharmacists teach children about hazardous substances and safe medication use.