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Research

Research Centers

Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

USC/Norris was designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of the country's leaders in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education.

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Innovation

Predicting Heart Disease

Scientists at USC's Atherosclerosis Research Unit co-developed an ultrasound method for measureing carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), to detect the buildup of fats in and on artery walls as an early predictor of heart disease.

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Announcements

Changes in IRB Procedures

Procedures in place aimed at a more efficient IRB review process: faster review, prioritizing time sensitive funding, simplified exempt review and reduced burden to provide financial information. Read full MEMO here.

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