Stories by Monika Guttman:
USC surgeon Ramen Chmait sees big challenges in treating the smallest of patients
Dogs and smog are bad mix for children with asthma
Dogs and Smog Don’t Mix, Research Says
Pets in homes may lead to increased rates of bronchitis in children with asthma, according to a Keck School study.
Science, Nature praise USC dermatologists’ study on how skin heals
New test improves predictions of prostate cancer recurrence
USC study in Nature Genetics pinpoints subtype of colorectal cancer
Environment May Augment MS in Twins
Genetically susceptible twins north of equator may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, say Keck School researchers.
Innovations Emerge as Sight for Poor Eyes
The visionary techniques of USC surgeon David Huang can change a patient’s life.
USC Has Two 2006 AACR Award Recipients
Robert Ladner and Nouri Neamati are recognized for their research of new agents to treat metastatic colon cancer.
USC ophthalmologist’s medical innovations are a sight for poor eyes
USC study shows differences in how men and women adopt smoking habits
USC boasts two 2006 AACR award recipients
USC twin study shows how geography and genes increase multiple sclerosis risk
USC physicians save twins’ lives in rare in utero surgery
In-Utero Surgery Leads to Twin Births
Cutting-edge surgery at 20 weeks gestation saved two healthy boys born at the CHLA-USC Institute.
AAMC Warns of Physician Shortage
Several factors prompt the Association of Medical Colleges to call for a 30 percent boost in med school enrollment. USC has increased its M.D. class size to 168 students.
Clinical trials explore genetic link to colon cancer
AAMC warns of physician shortage
USC researchers unveil findings at ASCO
Environment Affects Femme Smokers
Factors may include peer influences, social networks and tobacco in the media. Genetics make it difficult for both genders to stop, say USC researchers.
New Test Detects Prostate Cancer Spread
Such findings at the earliest time could lead to better treatments, says Keck School study. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America.
Two Professors Win Cancer Research Awards
Activating MicroRNA Inhibits Cancer Gene
The biological importance of protective microRNA in human cancer cells is becoming increasingly apparent, says USC researcher.