A small fossil is evidence that Earth’s ancient supercontinent, Pangea, separated some 15 million years later than previously believed. Contact: Gary Polakovic, (323) 527-7770 or firstname.lastname@example.org A nearly 130-million-year-old fossilized skull found in Utah is an Earth-shattering discovery in one respect. The small fossil is evidence that the super-continental split likely occurred more recently than scientists previously thought […]
National experts recommend a strategy for states to negotiate with manufacturers to increase access to cures for hepatitis C patients. Contact: Emily Gersema, (213) 361-6730 or email@example.com; or Stephanie Hedt, (213) 821-4555 or firstname.lastname@example.org There is a cure or the nation’s deadliest infectious disease, hepatitis C, but at tens of thousands of dollars per patient in upfront costs, […]
The Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program has improved the understanding, prevention and control of cancer for nearly 50 years. Contact: Gary Polakovic, (323) 527-7770 or email@example.com The National Cancer Institute has awarded Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center $43.7 million to continue tracking all incidences of cancer in Los Angeles […]
Californians indicate who they’ll support in the primary races for governor and U.S. Senate and weigh in on issues that include the state’s new voting laws, the new federal tax law, the Affordable Care Act, President Trump, and California’s new gas tax. Political scientists and polling experts will discuss the results during a Wednesday teleconference. […]
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The June 12 summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un marks the first time heads of state of both countries meet for talks. At stake is national security for both sides, regional stability in east Asia and economic relations with China, the United States and its Pacific Rim allies. USC experts say the two leaders will enter uncharted waters.
Retired ophthalmologist Allen Ginsburg and his wife, Charlotte, donate $10 million to name the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics. Contact: Eddie North-Hager at 213-740-9335 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases. The donation will establish a research fund […]
Mei-Lee Ney’s donation is the largest in the history of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Contact: Eddie North-Hager at 213-740-9335 or email@example.com. A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney. The […]
The University of Southern California’s commencement ceremony will be held the morning of Friday, May 11, on the University Park Campus. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and pioneering oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee will deliver the commencement address. Mukherjee, Charlie Beck, Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Jennifer A. Doudna and Forest Whitaker will receive honorary degrees.
Keck School of Medicine of USC and nationwide partners are launching a landmark $1.5 billion National Institutes of Health-led program that seeks to accelerate the development of precision medicine. One of the project’s priorities is to achieve a demographically, geographically and medically diverse community of participants, especially by including those who are underrepresented in biomedical research.