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Donation by Singer Selena Gomez creates new research fund for lupus research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC

Singer Selena Gomez has donated an undisclosed amount to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to support research of lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease. The donation by Gomez, who publicly revealed her own diagnosis with the disease last year… Read more

Ostrow-led multi-university research group awarded $12 million to develop tissue regeneration products

A multi-university research team led by the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC has been awarded $12 million in federal research funding to work on developing products that facilitate tissue regeneration. The collaborative effort is called the C-DOCTOR consortium and… Read more

USC Viterbi Faculty Led-Research Awarded $1.8 Million in Funding from US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

A research team at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has been awarded $1.8 million in research funding by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative to assist with the nation’s efforts… Read more

Shri Narayanan named first holder of the Niki and C. L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering

Professor Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering was recently formally installed as the holder of USC’s first endowed chair named after the university’s current president and his wife. Dr. Narayanan is chair of the Niki and… Read more

Giant magnet installed at Stevens Hall for breakthrough MRI machine

A 7T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine weighing 22 tons was installed Feb. 2 at Stevens Hall, home to the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, on the USC Health Sciences Campus. It’s the only 7T MRI machine… Read more

USC Viterbi’s new Center for Advanced Manufacturing opens in downtown L.A.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering has opened its new Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) this month in downtown Los Angeles. The 6,000-square-foot facility brings together faculty with expertise in machine learning, augmented and virtual reality and affordable 3-D printing,… Read more

Eli and Edythe Broad donate $1 million to further stem cell research

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have donated $1 million to support early-stage stem cell research projects at three California universities: USC, UCLA and the University of California, San Francisco. The donation will support the stem cell research centers at USC,… Read more

USC Stevens Center for Innovation to host international meeting on intellectual property related to Big Data

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to host the 3rd Annual Licensing Executives Society International Young Members Congress Conference (LESI YMC), the youngest and most dynamic intellectual property (IP) licensing event in 2017. To be held Friday, June… Read more

New Licensing Associate Joins USC Stevens Team

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Denise McKenzie as Licensing Associate, Physical Sciences at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. This appointment supports the USC Stevens Center for Innovation’s mission to maximize the… Read more