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Four Siblings, Two Donor Organs and Two Saved Lives

An incredible story of hope, family and medical innovation The problem seemed insurmountable. A young woman born with an incurable…

Meet the Staff: Mary Schoenbaum, NP-C

Mary Schoenbaum, NP-C, has taken care of thousands of surgical patients in her nearly 20 years with Keck Medicine of…

Perspective: The Patient's Voice

As co-chair for the patient and family advisory council, Christine Valenzuela, a former Keck Medicine of USC transplant patient, serves…

Paired-Exchange Kidney and Liver Transplant

A rare living-donor transplant exchange performed by Keck Medicine of USC's Transplant Institute allowed one set of siblings to save…

1 in 3 Americans Face Greater Alcohol Risks

The impact of heavy alcohol intake may be worse for the health of people experiencing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of…

Keck Medicine of USC Aims to Improve Patient Care for Alcohol-related Liver Disease

Rod Hanners, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, talks with Dr. Brian P. Lee about our treatment therapies for alcohol-related…

Past Issues

Liver Transplant Patient Celebrates Anniversary

Benigna Carrillo received the first liver transplant performed by USC doctors. On her transplant's 27th anniversary, she reflects on her…

Should Alcohol Use Delay a Liver Transplant?

Recipients with a history of heavy drinking had high survival rates after transplantation, a recent study finds. Many were able…

Bone Marrow Transplant Saves L.A. Musician

Thanks to USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and a highly compatible donor, Mike Snow received a successful bone marrow transplant…

Life 20 Years After a Living-Donor Liver Transplant

By donating a part of her liver, one woman gave someone else the gift of better health. Both transplant participants…