When Daniel Benjamin was just beginning his PhD program in economics in 2001, he attended a conference with his graduate school advisers. They took in...... Read more
A combination of high blood pressure and decreased blood flow inside the brain may spur the buildup of harmful plaque and signal the onset of...... Read more
Long before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain. Read more
Smile and the whole world smiles with you? Well, not necessarily. In a winning scenario, smiling can decrease your odds of success against the same...... Read more
Ambitious research on lung cell regeneration is underway at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Zea Borok’s lab studies alveolar cells in the lung....... Read more
About 15 percent of the cells in our brains are scavengers — roving immune cells known as microglia that remove infectious agents, damaged neurons and plaques. Read more
By studying the aftermath of a 2015 event, a member of the USC Tsunami Research Center plans to apply his findings closer to home.
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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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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.