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METRANS' mission is to solve transportation problems of large metropolitan regions through interdisciplinary research, education and outreach.

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Artificial Retina Receives FDA Approval

USC researchers have developed a retinal prosthetic system that could provide vision to millions of blind persons. The receiver sends signals to the retina that travel through the optic nerve to the brain, where they can be interpreted as a visual picture.

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Fulfilling Our Commitments Memo

Technology transfer sometimes entails the establishment of new businesses that further develop technology that created USC. Obligations regarding potential conflicts of interest, proper disclosure of inventions, and intellectual property are discussed regarding technological innovation. Read full memo here.

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