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Visual Studies Research Institute

VSRI focuses on the nature, analysis and evaluation of visual evidence in order to interrogate the relationship of seeing, believing, and proving from Antiquity to the present.

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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

Initiation of Clinical Trials Office in Keck School of Medicine

As announced previously by Dr. Randolph Hall, on January 1, 2016, the USC Clinical Trials Office will move from the USC Office of Research into the Office of the Dean in the Keck School of Medicine.Full MEMO

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