The Salton Sea in southern California's Imperial Valley—now aptly dubbed "Lithium Valley"—has emerged as a global hotspot for this critical mineral and contains some of the world's largest lithium deposits, according to a recent U.S. Department of Energy report.
Keck School of Medicine
Two stories dominated Alzheimer's news this year: The FDA's approval of Leqembi, the first drug to slow progression of the disease, and a surprising study showing that mild cognitive impairment is wildly underdiagnosed. USC researchers are available to discuss.
Social work alum and Afghanistan veteran Dylan Moore says his real-world experience informs his role as an on-campus therapist.
PUENTE Learning Center, a Good Neighbors Campaign grantee, is showing high school students that there are careers in health care beyond the traditional roles of doctor or nurse.
The multidisciplinary program will position students at the forefront of health and wellness — not only to anticipate, but actively engage with the problems, policies, needs, and technological developments that will define the space’s future.
The businessman, investor and philanthropist profoundly changed the course of USC, its medical school and medical enterprise.
The Discovery and Translational Hub, a seven-story building proposed for the USC Health Sciences Campus, seeks to unite interdisciplinary research teams to fast-track discoveries and address the health concerns of adjacent communities.
The generous donation comes from longtime USC supporters Amy King Dundon-Berchtold and James “Jim” Joseph Berchtold.
Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Emma W. Shuey Elementary School in Rosemead get a chance to see themselves as potential doctors and think about a career in medicine as a real possibility.
Mathies, who served as dean from 1975 to 1985, oversaw some of the school’s most significant growth.