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With the combination of highly skilled surgeons and advanced robotic technology, Keck Medicine of USC is a global center of excellence for robotic surgery.

Training Robotic Surgeons Worldwide

Surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC perform more robotic surgeries than at any other hospital in the metro Los Angeles area. What make these procedures extraordinary are not only the state-of-the-art robotic technology, but also the exceptional skill and experience of the surgeons, who are faculty members at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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Albert Kim (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

Postdoctoral fellow Albert Kim receives first Hearst Fellowship for stem cell research

How do you turn stem cells into nephrons, the functional unit of the kidney? Albert D. Kim, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Andy McMahon, is exploring this question with support from a Hearst Fellowship, an award recognizing an exceptional junior postdoctoral fellow pursuing stem cell research at USC. As a Hearst Fellow, Kim

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From right, Qi-Long Ying, director of the Chang Stem Cell Engineering Facility; Daniel Chang; Andy McMahon, director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC; and Cai Li Chang (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

Chang Stem Cell Engineering Facility brings gene editing to USC and beyond

Once the stuff of science fiction, genetic engineering is now offered on a fee-for-service basis at USC. On September 19, USC Stem Cell faculty and staff welcomed their supporters, the Chang and Choi families, and nearly 100 of their friends to celebrate the grand opening of the Chang Stem Cell Engineering Facility, located on the second floor

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USC master’s in global medicine student Kaylha Munn exchanges provider roles with her young patient, sharing her stethoscope during clinic down time.

In USC program, students get firsthand experience in global medicine

It was March 2015, and about a dozen students enrolled in USC’s global medicine program were gathering some typical spring break memories — drenching thunderstorms, rickety boats, flesh-biting flies, relentless mosquitos and long treks through knee-deep mud. The USC students welcomed these challenges while furthering their educations in partnership with the Floating Doctors program, gaining

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Si-Yi Chen, MD, PhD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

USC Norris cancer researcher receives donation

The cutting-edge cancer research being done by Si-Yi Chen, MD, PhD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center recently received a generous donation and pledge totaling $1.45 million from Yi-Lin Zhu and his family, who live in China. The gift will support efforts to develop tumor immunotherapy by Chen, who is a professor of molecular

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