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Common genetic variation safeguards children from asthma, study finds

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Too much residential traffic removes the protective effect a specific gene has on lowering asthma risk, according to a new USC study.

Children could have zero, one or two copies of a common gene variant.

“Environmental exposures

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Keck School researchers discover gene that protects women from heart disease

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USC researchers have identified a gene variant that decreases the risk of heart disease — but only among women.

Hooman Allayee, PhD, senior author of the study and associate professor of preventive medicine at the Keck

Upcoming Events

11/23/2015 - 02/19/2016
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02/04/2016 - 02/06/2016
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First Annual Conference: Practical Urology

Catherine and Joseph Aresty Conference Center, Room LG 550, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Harlyne Norris Cancer Research Tower, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033, USC Health Sciences Campus
02/08/2016 - 02/12/2016
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12:00 AM
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Robotic and Laparoscopic Urology: A new program from USC Urology Apprentice

USC Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA, 90033

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“Before coming to USC, I had achieved many of my personal goals, but I still felt young and energetic with many things still to be accomplished. I chose USC because its energy and vision fits my personality and goals.”

Larissa V. Rodriguez, M.D.
Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of Academics, USC Institute of Urology