A noted physician and researcher with an expertise in schizophrenia and psychosis, Steven Siegel will not only oversee operations for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, but also enhance patient care throughout the medical enterprise through a robust curriculum and the application of multi-disciplinary translational research.
The risk analysis utilizes a USC-developed method that more accurately estimates the economic losses of a disaster. It accounts for losses due to people deciding to stay home to avoid infection and for the ways in which businesses offset losses of worker productivity.
This week, the White House will announce several initiatives at the National Cancer Moonshot Summit on Wed., June 29, to accelerate research efforts, including two involving a USC professor who will be available for interviews via phone.
In the wake of the “Brexit,” comparisons are drawn between those who supported the “Vote Leave” campaign in Great Britain and Donald Trump’s core supporters. Rhetorical parallels certainly abound, but experts point to a wave of nationalist and populist sentiment internationally amidst ever-expanding globalization.
The study reveals an association that needs further investigation: Hospitals with higher rates of opioid prescription also had the best ratings for pain management.
New Joint International Master’s Degree Prepares Entrepreneurs, Leaders for Global Public Policy Challenges
The joint Master of Global Public Policy degree, launching in June 2017, is the first of its kind, bringing together professionals from government, business and and nonprofit organizations across Asian and the Pacific Rim region to consider the most complex social and sustainability issues in the region.
The cerebral cortex is the brain’s CEO; it regulates higher-order functions such as motor learning and attention through its connections to brain structures such as the dorsal striatum, which is historically divided into just four regions. Today, USC researchers said they are the first to create the most comprehensive map of connections between the dorsal striatum and the cerebral cortex that is available for any mammal.
If policymakers want to reduce the number of American infant deaths, their strategies should focus on those older than one month from lower-income families, a new study finds. The analysis compared American infant deaths to those of several European nations, as well as comparing figures between U.S. states.
The “Brexit” – an upcoming United Kingdom referendum vote on whether to leave or remain in the European Union – could prove costly for Great Britain and may affect its trade and diplomatic relations, including with the United States. The latest poll shows British citizens are evenly split on the issue.
Having the International Society for Stem Cell Research Conference in L.A. in 2019 is an indication of the growing biotechnology industry in Southern California and at USC.