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Alison Trinidad

Alison Trinidad, a registered nurse, is a former public relations and social media specialist for Keck Medicine of USC.

Stories by Alison Trinidad:

USC research IDs potential treatment for HIV-related lymphoma

Preet Chaudhary, chief of the Nohl Division of Hematology and Blood Diseases at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, led a study that identifies a potential treatment for a deadly blood cancer called primary effusion lymphoma. (Photo/Philip Channing)

Researchers at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a promising new way to treat a rare and aggressive blood cancer most commonly found in people infected with HIV.

Alligator stem cell study gives clues to tooth regeneration

American alligator skull (top); USC researchers identify three developmental phases for each alligator tooth unit, comprising a functional tooth (f), replacement tooth (r) and dental lamina (middle); a three-dimensional image of alligator tooth unit (bottom). (Photos/Courtesy of Cheng-Ming Chuong)

Alligators may help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth regeneration in people, according to new research led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Keck School scientists design mouse with more human-like immune response

Weiming Yuan is principal investigator of a study to be published this week by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Medical scientists at USC have bred a first-of-its-kind mouse model that possesses an immune response system more like that of a human’s. The discovery makes way for quicker and more cost-effective development of next-generation drugs to treat human diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and tuberculosis.