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  • Dr. Hung with black box

‘Black box’ recorder puts surgeons’ robotic surgery skills under the microscope

A new study from Keck Medicine of USC finds that data from a novel recorder can be used to objectively measure surgeons’ proficiency in robotic-assisted

  • Amyloid plaques on a neuron

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

  • A man with paraplegia pushes his wheelchair on a city street

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

  • Dr. Yamashita and her patient stand next to the SoftVue breast ultrasound device

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

  • Dr. Alidad Ghiassi

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 Ranks top hospital in nation for 10 years in a row by US News and World Report

Keck Medicine of USC Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report for 10th Year in a Row

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018–2019 Best Hospitals rankings place Keck Medicine of USC hospitals among the top 50 nationwide in nine specialties, the top

  • Woman talking to grandmother with dementia

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

  • Daniel Pelletier MD

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

Teens with fewer mental health issues turn to e-cigarettes

Adolescents with moderate emotional health problems do not smoke, but they may vape, USC study finds.

Teenagers with moderate mental health problems who may not have