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Scientists link ‘forever chemical’ exposure to development of liver cancer

Scientists link ‘forever chemical’ exposure to development of liver cancer

“Liver cancer is one of the most serious endpoints in liver disease and this is the first study in humans to show that PFAS are associated with this disease,” says lead author Jesse Goodrich, a postdoctoral researcher at the USC’s Keck School of Medicine.

Scientists link ‘forever chemical’ exposure to development of liver cancer
A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Browsing or Location

Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Browsing or Location

Wired has featured a new company and app, Invisv, that protects a smartphone user from location tracking, developed and launched by Barath Raghavan and Paul Schmitt of USC Information Sciences Institute.

A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Browsing or Location
Groundbreaking study shows substantial differences in brain structure in people with anorexia

Groundbreaking study shows substantial differences in brain structure in people with anorexia

New findings from the largest study to date by an international group of neuroscience experts show significant reductions in grey matter in people with anorexia nervosa.

Groundbreaking study shows substantial differences in brain structure in people with anorexia
Research award accelerates USC’s work on next-generation cell therapy for prostate cancer

Research award accelerates USC’s work on next-generation cell therapy for prostate cancer

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded $5.8 million to researchers in the Jane Ann Nohl Division of Hematology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Research award accelerates USC’s work on next-generation cell therapy for prostate cancer
First part of $30 million grant awarded to USC Team for stroke project by National Institutes of Health

First part of $30 million grant awarded to USC Team for stroke project by National Institutes of Health

Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC move experimental drug closer to approval for clinical use.

First part of $30 million grant awarded to USC Team for stroke project by National Institutes of Health

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  • Monthly Update – June 2022
    Covid-19 cases continue to be tracked and contact traced at USC. As a reminder, if any employee or student has been on campus in the 48 hours prior to symptoms,…
  • Core Instrumentation Special Solicitation – Small Equipment
    The Core Instrumentation Fund Special Solicitation – Small Equipment aims to provide USC researchers with greater access to shared equipment and key resources, including datasets and repositories, in addition to core instrumentation…
  • Zumberge Research Coordination & Team Building Award
    The Office of Research is launching a new Zumberge grant program! The Zumberge Research Coordination & Team Building (RCTB) Award provides opportunities to foster new collaborations between USC faculty, as well as…