Stories by Constance Sommer:
The USC scientist who aims to beat ALS, and the patients cheering him on
Justin Ichida gives his all to find a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease because, for patients, the clock is ticking.
Philosophy underscores graduating senior’s drive to serve others
Vivek Shah will graduate from USC Dornsife with bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and philosophy setting a foundation for his future in medicine.
Unique corps makes volunteering for scientific research easy, speeding studies
The Healthy Minds Research Volunteer Corps at USC enlists potential research participants of varying racial and socioeconomic backgrounds from across the greater Los Angeles area.
Why seniors are susceptible to phone scams and fraud, and how to stop them
Over time, the changes in our brains could make it harder to know when we’re being cheated.
7 skin care myths you thought were true — USC doctors weigh in
Does dairy cause acne? Are organic lotions best? Keck Medicine of USC dermatologists clear up common skin care questions.