Stories by Ina Fried:
Legacy Circle members learn more about individualized cancer care
A frightened 39-year-old woman with young children was referred by a friend to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital because of recurrent lung cancer.
USC director retains optimism about climate change
Images of shrinking glaciers and stranded polar bears give powerful evidence of the need for people to work together on the common problem of protecting the planet.
Nobel laureate to speak on stem cells at HSC
Nobel Laureate Sir John Gurdon will speak on stem cells on May 16 in the Aresty Auditorium of the Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower on the Health Sciences Campus.
Fullerton named to lead Health Sciences PR
Deborah Fullerton has been named associate vice president for USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing and senior associate dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Ben-Ari to lead continuing education for Keck School
Ron Ben-Ari, associate professor of clinical medicine, has been named associate dean for continuing medical education at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Puliafito leads USC delegation to Russia
Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito led a delegation of faculty members to Russia, where he signed a memorandum of understanding for an exchange program with a leading Russian medical school.
USC researchers show increase of cell mutations with age
Like an old car that gradually rusts as it ages, even if there is no lethal damage to a critical part of the car, a human body accumulates genetic damage as it becomes older.
Tell it to the hand
Holding a spoon, a cell phone or a baby all require bending and straightening the hand and arm. Most of the time, people take the ability for granted.
Nobel Laureate to lecture on memory at USC
Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel will speak on “Perpetuation of Memory Storage” in the Keith Administration Building’s Mayer Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus.
Videoconference covers effects of air pollution on children
Air pollution is a “very challenging problem” for areas around the world and presents tough choices for parents serving on diplomatic assignments, according to a pollution expert at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Gruber named director of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Stephen B. Gruber, holder of the H. Leslie Hoffman and Elaine S. Hoffman Chair in Cancer Research, was installed as the fifth director and the first clinician-scientist to lead the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Global Health Awareness Week Begins April 5
The impact on health of growing urbanization in different regions of the world is the focus of events on the University Park and Health Sciences campuses during the second annual Global Health Awareness Week April 5-9 and April 18.
Professor Honored for Environmental Leadership
John M. Peters, the Hastings Professor of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been honored for his leadership in environmental health research that has influenced California public policy.
Campus embraces ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ philosophy on Earth Day
HSC Earth Day Fair slated for April 23
Postdoctoral fellow receives prestigious Giannini Medical Research Fellowship
Developing a novel in utero gene therapy for cystic fibrosis is the goal of a research project that has led to a prestigious award for Suparna Mishra, a Keck School of Medicine postdoctoral fellow.
Salerni Collegium honors key supporters
McDonald House Charities salute Siegel
Varma honored by Glaucoma Research Foundation
Deck goes here
Faculty and staff to need I.D. cards for after-hours access to campus buildings
CNN’s Larry King hosts discussion of childhood obesity
Larry King Hosts Childhood Obesity Panel
Health policy leaders gather at USC to discuss the cultural changes and lifestyle patterns leading to childhood obesity.
Larry King Hosts Childhood Obesity Panel
To overcome the health crisis in childhood obesity in the United States, we need to change the culture symbolized by drive-through, supersized value meals, agreed panelists at the Nov. 14 Southern California Health Leadership Panel.