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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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Organic light emitting diodes

The lab of USC Dornsife's Mark Thompson designed and patented organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display colors then licensed them to the Universal Display Corp., which developed them further and licensed them to Samsung for their Galaxy line of phones.

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Announcing USC’s Center for Health Systems Innovation

The Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI), a new university-level Organized Research Unit, will be led by Dr. Carol Peden. CHSI will serve as a bridge between Keck Medicine of USC & faculty & students interested in research & education aimed at improving the quality & efficiency of health care delivery. More information here.

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