Michele Keller is director of communications and marketing at the USC School of Pharmacy.
Stories by Michele Keller:
Graphic novel puts prescription opioid addiction in the spotlight
Jackie’s Pain — the 11th book in a popular health literacy series created by USC Mann faculty member Mel Baron and producer Gregory B. Molina — combines health information with dramatic storytelling and illustrations.
USC receives $1.3 million NIH training grant to enhance diversity in addiction science
New Rising STARS program will train and diversify the next generation of scientists to confront the addiction epidemic with “cell to society” perspective.
Back-to-back White Coat ceremonies celebrate Doctor of Pharmacy students
The classes of 2024 and 2025 were both welcomed to campus for the first time as they continue on their journey to becoming pharmacists.
Relief and excitement as USC pharmacy teams vaccinate front-line health care workers
USC School of Pharmacy students rush to volunteer at L.A. County clinics, helping to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in hard-hit communities.
New method of manufacturing targeted drugs could lead to better cancer treatments
The current way to make a highly targeted type of drug called “antibody-drug conjugates” is lengthy and inefficient. Scientists at the USC School of Pharmacy have engineered something better.
Llama Drama: Latest in fotonovela series heightens hypertension awareness
Comic-style booklet is 10th in a USC School of Pharmacy series aimed at increasing health literacy.
In memoriam: USC educator and mentor Michael Wincor, 72
The USC expert in sleep and anxiety disorders contributed to the field of pharmacy for more than 35 years.
USC study shows role of enzyme in prostate cancer growth
Research demonstrates the role of the MAO-A enzyme and suggests using antidepressants for treating prostate cancer.
USC School of Pharmacy offers undergraduate pharmacology degree
The new program could give an advantage to students applying for medical, dental or pharmacy schools.
USC study finds potential new treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma
The cancer of the immune system is one of the most common types of lymphoma among adolescents and young adults.
USC School of Pharmacy announces new Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences
Regulatory expert Frances J. Richmond is appointed chair of the department.
New USC School of Pharmacy fotonovela could be a shot in the arm for immunizations
‘Infectious Rumors!’ is the latest effort to combine helpful health tips with storytelling in Spanish and English.
USC School of Pharmacy, NASA track impact of fungi in space on astronauts
USC researchers join the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to investigate the diversity of microbial flora on the International Space Station.
USC pharmacy students show compassion to the underserved in Romania
The team treats 600 patients with chronic diseases in a region with sparse assets and high unemployment.
USC School of Pharmacy receives gift supporting international outreach and education
The donation will bolster clinical service programs in developing countries and establish a summer scholars fund.
Antidepressants may fight brain cancer
USC-led research team finds it can stifle a behavior-altering enzyme and shrink drug-resistant brain tumors that currently have no treatment.
Innovations in patient care are key to improving outcomes, national leaders find
Pharmacists who could help those at risk are underutilized by health systems, USC professor says.