About four percent of Americans will develop colorectal cancer at some point in their life, according to the American Cancer Society, and nearly 150,000 cases are diagnosed each year.
John D. Carpten, PhD, of the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been named to the 2021 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research’s AACR Academy.
Ho Sung Kim, asst. professor of neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, received a TAG award for his project to make diagnosing sleep apnea easier using a portable in-home device.
The 2020 TAG awards total $150,000 and will fund three projects across a diverse range of fields at three USC schools: Keck School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, and Viterbi School of Engineering.
USC Professors Paul Daniel Dapkus and Mark Humayun were each awarded prestigious medals from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).