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Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events

CREATE is the first university center of excellence funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Its mission is to improve the nation's security through the development and application of tools for assessing the risks and consequences of terrorism.

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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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SOCRA RESEARCH COORDINATOR PREP-COURSE & CERTIFICATION

The Office of Research is sponsoring a Clinical Research Coordinator Certification prep-course and exam, given by the Society for Clinical Research (SOCRA), on Feb 5 and 6, 2015. More information here.

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