Seven Keck School of Medicine of USC departments are in the top 10 nationally in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Although the total number of high schoolers who were “dabbing,” i.e., inhaling cannabis vapor, was low, those teens had nearly six times the likelihood of continuing to use concentrates.
Rong Lu of the Keck School of Medicine of USC will use a $550,000 grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to continue investigating aggressive and resistant types of leukemia.
USC‘s STAR program brings together students from Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School to work with USC faculty members on research.
With the help of a $2 million NIH grant, Ray Goldsworthy is launching a research project aimed at helping those with cochlear implants regain their appreciation for music.
Paul M. Thompson was awarded the grant, which provides up to $450,000 to study novel ways to prevent, diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s disease.
Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to fine particle pollution had declines in memory and physical brain changes that were not seen in women who breathed cleaner air.
At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Saban Research Institute, researchers have discovered a mechanism of cardiac regeneration in zebrafish that could change the field of heart research.
USC’s STEM Day of Discovery gave 700 local middle and high school students the opportunity to explore career opportunities in fields ranging from engineering to medicine.
USC researchers have determined how cancer cells target certain organs, which could help develop treatments to slow or stop the disease from spreading.