Departments & Institutes

Our academic departments and research institutes form our organizational backbone

Focused efforts in research, education, patient care and community service may lead to radical new understandings of the body and disease.

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Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC

24 Research-Oriented Basic Science and Clinical Departments

Directing the studies of medical students, graduate students, interns, residents and fellows.

7 Research Institutes

Creating intellectual, dynamic atmospheres that attract outstanding researchers.
Dr. Laura Mosqueda chairs the Department of Family Medicine

Laura Mosqueda, MD, chair, Department of Family Medicine; professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics (Clinical Scholar); associate dean of Primary Care

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Dr. Jae Jung is chair of Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Jae Jung, PhD, Fletcher Jones Foundation Chair and Hastings Foundation Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

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Andrew McMahon, PhD, director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC; Provost Professor and W. M. Keck Professorship of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

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Centers and Programs

Research at the Keck School of Medicine attains a level of critical mass within its research centers and programs housed within the academic departments, research institutes with departmental status, or the office of research advancement. Built on faculty excellence, innovation and collaboration, Keck’s research centers and programs draw upon the expertise of physicians, scientists and engineers from across the school and the university, as well as local, national and international affiliates.

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Keck News & Highlights

Featured People

Faculty Spotlight: Amy S. Lee

Dr. Lee’s major research focus is in the area of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and, in particular, the ER chaperone

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