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Augmented Reality Glasses Make Life Easier for the Visually Impaired

USC researchers find that adapted augmented reality glasses significantly improve mobility and grasping ability in patients with degenerative eye disease.

Grant to Expand Reach of USC Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

The grant extends the USC Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program’s reach to include more community-based agencies in its efforts to provide quality care for older adults.

 

USC Hosts France-USA Stem Cell Symposium

The event brought together over 100 stem cell scientists from the two countries at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC.

New Grant Supports Training Clinicians to Care for Vulnerable Populations

The grant enhances primary care training for physician assistant students, preparing them to work with vulnerable populations, address healthcare inequities and tackle the growing opioid crisis.

A World-Class Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Education

As director of the USC Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery courses, Dr. Bozena Wrobel oversees an innovative and evolving program that’s achieved many medical milestones.

Better Air, Less Childhood Asthma

A 20-year Keck School of Medicine of USC study involving more than 4,000 children in the Los Angeles area found a correlation between reduced traffic pollution and fewer new cases of asthma.

Trailblazing USC Student Wants To Make an Impact in Underserved Communities

One of the first USC students to earn a doctor of pharmacy and master of public health, Amy Nham wants to work as an ambulatory care pharmacist to help underprivileged populations.

Alzheimer’s-like Symptoms in Mice Reversed with Special Diet

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers say.

Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures Illuminate Effectiveness of New Cancer Therapies

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers have developed a laboratory tool, using the genes of bioluminescent marine life, to fight cancer with genetically engineered CAR-T cells.

Developing New Treatments and Cures for Pulmonary Disease

USC researchers and scientists seek breakthroughs that can be translated into new and promising approaches to lung injury, repair and regeneration.