Stories by Jeremy Deutchman:
Exposure to air pollution can worsen patient outcomes from COVID-19
A study by researchers of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Kaiser Permanente finds a link between exposure to airborne particulate matter and increased risk of serious coronavirus complications.
National Institutes of Health awards first part of $30 million grant to USC team for stroke project
Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC move experimental drug closer to approval for clinical use.
Improving outreach and access could reduce vaccine inequities in California
Vaccination rates lag in counties with more racial and ethnic minority residents, and in places with a higher concentration of people whose English is less fluent, a USC study finds.
Community service program for new medical students gets new life
Program kickoff at L.A. Regional Food Bank gets students into spirit of giving during the holidays and beyond.
USC researchers will use $10 million grant to address concussions in children
Keck School of Medicine scientists will lead imaging data collection and analysis for a study designed to improve interventions for children with mild traumatic brain injury.
Health disparities impact Black and Latino Americans with autoimmune diseases
A review by USC researchers shows that gaps in income, education and access to care contribute to poorer outcomes for people of color with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.
Toxins in everyday products may increase diabetes risk in Latina adolescents
Study by Keck School researchers finds link between “forever chemicals” and changes in glucose metabolism.
Study ties air pollution to disparities in Alzheimer’s risk
Fine particle pollution may be one reason why Black women have double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s than white women, new research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC suggests.
For homeless individuals, personal health takes a back seat
Brett Feldman, director of USC’s Street Medicine program, offers insights at L.A. Street Medicine Symposium.
Study points to toxic potential of hydroxychloroquine in mammalian cells
Although the drug has been widely used for the treatment of diseases ranging from malaria to rheumatoid arthritis, USC’s Ahmad Besaratinia notes that the ways it works are just beginning to be understood.
Breakthrough in brain imaging may offer future alternative to functional MRI
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers, working with a Caltech team, have demonstrated a new way to produce highly detailed images of the human brain.
New startup spreads medical education around the world
Trojan network supports GIBLIB, a digital platform dedicated to surgical content and named after a famed inventor.
USC Marshall takes on the family business
A new Executive Education program will examine generational transitions encountered by family-owned operations.
USC Marshall online MBA program to focus on virtual teams, social media
Offering a foundation in analytics and communication, the first cohort will begin this fall.
Hult Prize pushes business students to ponder pressing issues
USC Marshall team is eager to take on Third World early childhood education for $1 million in seed funding.
USC Marshall to recruit ambassadors for 2015 world’s fair
Expo Milano turns to business school for leadership at upcoming event.
Michael Uytengsu gift supports USC Marshall students
Classroom capacity to grow by one-third at Fertitta Hall, the future home of undergraduate program.
USC Marshall teams with USA Today to cover the business of sport
The partnership is the first of its kind in online news.
Alum endows USC Marshall real estate program
William McMorrow is chairman and CEO of the real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson.
USC Marshall rolls out new analytics degree
The degree will benefit managers and recent college graduates eager to pursue careers in the field of data sciences.
USC Marshall to offer master’s for entrepreneurs
The new degree will expand opportunities for students interested in careers in entrepreneurship, corporate venturing and innovation or technology commercialization.
USC Marshall team awaits international competition
The students will be representing their university and the entire country.
At USC Marshall, spring break serves as springboard for globetrotting
Freshmen will travel to Hong Kong, New Delhi and Chile during a nine-day trip.
Gift to help USC Marshall address global social challenges
The Brittingham Family Foundation’s $5 million gift bolsters a USC Marshall program that advances the field of social entrepreneurship.