USC in the News

USC In the News 6/2 to 6/4/2018

The Guardian (UK) and The Telegraph (UK) featured research by Jorge Nieva of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the use of home goods or devices to help inform medical treatment. The researchers predict that FitBit data could be used to predict reactions to chemotherapy treatment. "What we've learned is that we can get an objective metric of patient performance with the use of these modern technological tools," said Nieva.

Los Angeles Times, The Press-Enterprise and The Sacramento Bee quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about the upcoming election in California.

CNN quoted Robert Rasmussen of the USC Gould School on why involuntary bankruptcy is one of the least likely ways to secure payment from a debtor.

Politico quoted Jill Darling of the USC Dornsife College's Center for Economic and Social Research on how the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times statewide poll was conducted.

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the Democratic party's supermajority in California politics.

Prevention quoted Raj Dasgupta of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on why close proximity to a cell phone can negatively impact your sleep.

Space.com quoted Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School about a possible space-centric arm of the United States military.

The Washington Post (in an Associated Press story) cited comments by Mike Chinoy of the USC Annenberg School's U.S.-China Institute about diplomatic relations with North Korea.

Los Angeles Times (additional stories and mentions here and here) reported on the investigation of a former doctor at the student health center. New York Magazine's "The Cut," California Healthline and Cosmopolitan mentioned the investigation.

NPR San Francisco affiliate KQED-FM published a story produced by USC Annenberg School students about the different meanings of the California dream for residents.

Al Jazeera cited research by Emilio Ferrara of the USC Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute about the proportion of Twitter accounts managed by bots.

The Motley Fool mentioned partnerships between the USC Rossier School and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School and online education provider 2U.

MindBodyGreen mentioned research by Emily Noble of the USC Dornsife College and colleagues on a neuropeptide that stimulates the brain and alerts the body that it is hungry.

The National (United Arab Emirates) mentioned research by Theodore Berger of the USC Viterbi School and colleagues on the development of an artificial brain prosthesis that may be able to save memories.

HealthcareDive mentioned research from the USC Schaeffer Center on how the elimination of the individual mandate will impact health insurance coverage.