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A Vaccine To Stop Alzheimer’s?

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are tackling the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States — Alzheimer’s disease — with

Grant Funds Development of a “Bionic Suit” to Help People With Paraplegia Walk

People with paraplegia due to spinal cord injury may eventually get a chance to suit up, walk out the door and feel the ground beneath

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection with the help of regular exams and screening mammography can greatly affect survival. But for women with

Hand Transplant Transforms Both Patient and Doctor

Two years ago, Dr. Alidad Ghiassi, a specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery in the USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, got an unexpected call

Keck Medicine of USC Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings place Keck Medical Center of USC in top 10 in California, with five top 50 specialty

Is Dementia Preventable?

Experts say that one-third of the world’s dementia cases could be prevented by managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, hypertension and depression.
This remarkable fact was

Unlocking the Mystery of Multiple Sclerosis With Tech

Recruitment begins for a Keck School of Medicine of USC study of the first smartphone app to combine clinical data, MRI imaging and genetic data for

USC Roski Eye Institute ophthalmologists are first to use XEN® gel stent to treat glaucoma patients in Los Angeles

USC Roski Eye Institute ophthalmologists, Alena Reznik, MD, and Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD, first to use XEN gel stent for L.A. patients

As a national leader

First patient in Los Angeles to receive FDA-approved corneal cross-linking procedure treated at USC Roski Eye Institute

J. Bradley Randleman, MD, performs first CXL treatment on L.A. patient after FDA approval; procedure includes ultraviolet light and riboflavin eye drops to stabilize the