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The Keck Effect: More Hockey Games

October 18th, 2016|

In 2011, Celeste Loyatho helped Team USA win the world championship for the International Federation of Roller Sports Inline Hockey in Rosacco, Italy. She helped

Experimental Stem Cell Therapy Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Use of Arms and Hands

September 13th, 2016|

On March 6, just shy of his 21st birthday, Kristopher (Kris) Boesen of Bakersfield suffered a traumatic injury to his cervical spine when his car

The Keck Effect: More Childhood Memories

July 18th, 2016|

Mitch Wright’s wife was killed while she was shielding a child, a 6th grade girl, from being shot in the Westside School shooting of 1998.

The Keck Effect: More Energy

June 28th, 2016|

Minimally invasive techniques to treat diseases helps patients recover more quickly and safely.
Even into his late 80s, Angelo La Bruna Sr. regularly drove the 22

The Keck Effect: More Approaches

June 28th, 2016|

Surgeons at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital call on the latest surgical advances to tackle prostate cancer.
Robotic surgery is relatively new at USC Verdugo Hills, having

The Keck Effect: More Hope

June 28th, 2016|

One patient seeks a return to stability through deep brain stimulation at Keck Medicine of USC.
On a rushed morning one year ago, Mary Shea, stood

The Keck Effect: More Perspective

June 28th, 2016|

This retiree’s spine surgeries spanned the spectrum — from the most complex to the most common.
“I can stand up straight, and i can look straight

The Keck Effect: More Volume

June 28th, 2016|

Just as vision and hearing change over time, aging can also lead to changes in the larynx that can cause a decrease in voice volume or

The Keck Effect: More Anniversaries

June 24th, 2016|

In 1985 Beni Carrillo, a high school Spanish teacher in Pasadena, was diagnosed with liver disease. Her doctor explained that she would need a liver