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Mark Humayun receives the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama

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Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, co-director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute and director of the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, received the nation’s highest award for achievement in technology from President Barack Obama during a May 19 ceremony at the White House.

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Key mutations may worsen hearing loss from the chemotherapy drug cisplatin

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The chemotherapy drug cisplatin can kill cancer, but it can also kill the sensory cells of the inner ear — causing permanent hearing loss. This hearing loss is likely to be more severe in individuals with Cockayne syndrome, according to a new study on the cover of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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Upcoming Events

05/24/2016
8:00 AM –
9:00 AM
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Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Herlotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112, Los Angeles
05/24/2016
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM
Broad-CIRM-Center
 

USC Stem Cell Seminar: Brigid Hogan

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, 1st floor conference room, Los Angeles
05/24/2016
5:30 PM –
6:30 PM
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Ophthalmology Grand Rounds: Shannon Philander

USC Healthcare Center 4 Conference Room, Sixth Floor, 1450 San Pablo, Los Angeles, CA

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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, MD
Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of Academics, USC Institute of Urology