USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

The University of Southern California’s Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (USC TCORS) is one of nine Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science in the U.S. We were created to serve in the production of relevant scientific data to inform the regulatory decision making at the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products. Additionally, we…

USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience

The faculty and research teams of the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience are working on new frontiers in medicine and health. Interdisciplinary collaboration is leading to the development of new life-saving devices and therapeutics.

USC+CHLA Alpha Clinic

The USC+CHLA Alpha Clinic is one of nine Alpha Clinics (ACs) funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) at top medical centers in California. With its AC network partners, the USC+CHLA Alpha Clinic engages patients, clinicians, researchers, community providers and community members in clinical research, education and outreach to accelerate the development and…

Agilent Center of Excellence in Biomolecular Characterization

Agilent Center of Excellence in Biomolecular Characterization in the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience is the cornerstone of a larger partnership between USC and Agilent to accelerate fundamental discoveries in life sciences research. The center houses Agilent’s industry-leading instrumentation that powers bio-sensing and detection, proteomics and metabolomic analysis, as well as protein engineering to…

The Titus Center for Medication Safety and Population Health

Proper medication use is crucial to better outcomes and patient safety, as well as to reducing avoidable healthcare costs. Established in 2021 through a gift from the estate of longtime supporter Susie Titus, the center works to ensure that patients get the right medication at the right doses with the best plan for taking them.…

Big Data in Biotransport Center

The USC Big Data in Biotransport Center has been established as a platform to generate a rich database of AI/ML/DL predictive models that can be translated clinically for early diagnostics, improved treatment and monitoring of diverse ocular disorders (e.g., AMD, glaucoma, dry eye, diabetic retinopathy). Advanced machine-learning algorithms will give physicians new tools to better care…

Center for Translational Research on Environmental Health

Center for Translational Research on Environmental Health aims to apply novel team-science approaches to address today’s key pressing environmental  health issues and understand the risk factors that continue to drive obesity, type 2 diabetes, metabolic disease and cancer through translational research design. 

USC Institute for Addiction Science

Recognizing the outstanding base of addiction experts at USC and that interdisciplinary collaboration among them had historically been underleveraged, IAS was launched in July 2018 under the leadership of Adam Leventhal (IAS Director, Preventive Medicine) and John Clapp (IAS Co-Director, Social Work) with 30 inaugural faculty members across 5 schools. Institute Startup was supported by…

Children’s Data Network

The Children’s Data Network is a data and research collaborative focused on the linkage and analysis of administrative records. In partnership with public agencies, philanthropic funders, and community stakeholders, we seek to generate knowledge and advance evidence-rich policies that will improve the health, safety, and well-being of our children.

California Rights Meds Collaborative

The California Right Meds Collaborative was launched in September 2019 by USC School of Pharmacy and is consortium of health plans, pharmacies, academic and professional organizations in the Southern California region working to deliver high-impact Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) services through a sustainable, value-based payment model.