Stories by Kukla Vera:
Research into state drug pricing laws finds no improvement in transparency
A new study from the USC Schaeffer Center found that fewer than 5% of state drug pricing laws passed between 2015 and 2018 will provide additional public transparency.
USC event in D.C. puts focus on Medicare reforms
USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics joins the Brookings Institution to launch the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy.
Two Trojans reach out to high school students in search of health education
The future pharmacists cover disparities in local communities with help from USC faculty.
Glen Stimmel named interim dean of USC School of Pharmacy
The professor, a prolific scholar, is a leading voice in the effort to expand the scope of practice for pharmacists.
Pitching research in three minutes or less
Two USC School of Pharmacy graduate students from the Shen lab deliver under pressure.
USC School of Pharmacy researchers awarded pilot grants
Winners of the Bensussen Innovation Challenge for Creative Translational Research aim to turn their concepts into practice.
In memoriam: Walter Wolf, 83
The longest-serving member of the USC faculty was an international leader in biomedical imaging.
Herberts’ gift launches the Biles Leadership Center
The talent from which the unique USC School of Pharmacy center will draw represents the ‘best of the best,’ dean says.
Cancer survivors share inspirational stories
USC School of Pharmacy holds its annual event aimed at getting everyone in on the same conversation.
NASA backs biology in space project
Clay Wang receives a grant to explore potential new drugs that may improve an astronaut’s health.
Brinton honored as Woman of the Year by Los Angeles magazine
Professor’s translational research is creating innovative therapies to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease.
Stellar science program celebrates its formula for success
STAR marks its silver anniversary, uniting alums with up-and-comers.
Executive will bring health expertise to USC School of Pharmacy
Kermit Crawford, who led a transformation of the pharmacy experience at Walgreens, will serve as executive in residence.
In memoriam: John A. Biles
Pharmacy’s dean emeritus led the profession into an active clinical role.
New chair appointed at USC School of Pharmacy
Steven Chen heads department focused on patient-centered care and socioeconomic analysis.
Scientists earn grants for innovative cancer research
McKay and Zaro receive a boost from the Ming Hsieh Institute to study lymphoma and tumor cells.
You’ve got five minutes to explain your very complicated research
On the clock, a pharmacy student talks about a drug that reduces alcohol intake.
Pharmacy students raise national profile in promoting wellness
USC School of Pharmacy students show how pharmacy can advance preventive care.
Providing the best possible care is a team effort
Overall health quality is the main issue of the day at a two-day USC conference.
Pharmacy students gain global experience
The clerkship allows for learning opportunities in a research environment and out in the field.
Researcher takes new approaches to alcohol treatment
Associate Professor Daryl Davies hopes to develop an effective treatment for alcohol use disorders through two new studies.
Pharmacy students complete health care research projects
Four PharmD candidates at the USC School of Pharmacy collaborated with faculty at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics to complete research projects focusing on health economics.
USC School of Pharmacy and NYU find a new way to put the brakes on cancer
USC School of Pharmacy and NYU collaborate on a novel approach to block tumor cells using the tools that interface chemistry, biology and medicine.
Asian students get a taste of pharmacy education in US
Students from Asian universities have completed a four-week program focusing on clinical pharmacy and drug design.