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Officials investigating death of student found after seven days


Officials are investigating the death of a student at a residence hall on the Health Sciences Campus, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Thursday. Jacob Kelley, a 24-year-old first-year master’s student, was found at Seaver Residence Hall on Wednesday afternoon.  Detective David Alvarez, a detective with LAPD’s Hollenbeck Community Police Station said that the […]

Keck Medical Center is among top in state


Keck Medical Center of USC ranked as the 10th-best hospital in California and fifth best in the Los Angeles metro area, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking. The rankings recognize medical centers in the United States that provide the best patient care and specialized treatments for specific needs. “Keck Medicine of USC […]

TExT-MED


USC Keck professors Michael Menchine, left, and Sanjay Arora, right, present follow-up data of their six-month “Trial to Examine Tex-Based mHealth for Emergency department patients with Diabetes.” mHealth (mobile health) describes the use of mobile phones and other devices for public health.

USC researchers produce groundbreaking map of human neuro-receptor


A USC research team comprising scientists from the Keck School of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine have produced the world’s first high-resolution images of the Alpha 7 receptor. The α7 is the molecule responsible for transmitting signals between neurons, especially in the regions of the brain considered to be associated with learning […]