Stories by Les Dunseith:
Keck School of Medicine group helps develop neurology outreach program in Cambodia
Family and empowerment matter for medical professionals striving to make a difference.
Surgeon’s arrival gives USC institute a Latin American connection
Rene Sotelo, one of the region’s top physicians, comes to the Keck School of Medicine, bringing his expertise in robotic surgery.
USC surgeries broadcast live during global event
Inderbir Gill and Mihar Desai perform trend-setting procedures for a worldwide audience.
Global assignments open eyes of medical students
Participants discuss the social, cultural and economic conditions facing families from Panama and Denmark to India and Israel.
USC surgeons save a little girl beset by a big tumor
Brain surgery by Keck Medicine of USC specialists removes a benign tumor that affected the child’s hearing.
USC Institute of Urology begins international relationship with India’s newest hospital
The Mumbai facility intends to draw on the talent and expertise of leading health care institutions worldwide.
USC Norris Cancer Center earns best-ever rating from National Cancer Institute
The recognition reaffirms the center as a scientific leader as well as a vital community and regional resource, says Keck School of Medicine dean.
Keck School experts study potential treatment for lymphoma in HIV patients
Rare disease research has become a priority, says the medical school’s chief of hematology and blood diseases.
Researchers clarify role of genetic risk factor in Alzheimer’s
The study sheds light on potential therapeutic targets for treatment of the disease.
All sugars are not equally desirable, new study finds
Researchers examine how the brain and body respond to glucose and fructose.
Stephenson family’s $10 million gift to further cancer fight
The donation will develop personalized medicine to battle the disease and support the research of David Agus.
Farnham lab helps create landmark genetic roadmap
Researchers track the body’s biological activities to explain how genes make us who we are.
USC’s Ebola mission: Detect, protect and respond
Safety comes first in training program ensuring that medical personnel are knowledgeable about working with the disease and fully prepared to take action.