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USC Pediatric Surgeon Leads Nationwide Study to Help Children with Liver Disease

To compare outcomes of two common surgical procedures for children with liver complications due to Alagille syndrome, researcher Kasper Wang, MD, associate professor of surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC and pediatric surgeon, CHLA is driving a collaborative study with colleagues from 15 hospitals and research centers across the country.

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Cross-Institutional Study Looks within Arteries to Understand Effects of Cholesterol Medications

In a multi-year study, USC researchers are partnering with researchers from around the country to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand the long-term effect of statin drugs on the arterial blockages associated with atherosclerosis, the world’s leading cause of death and disability.

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SC CTSI-Supported Research Drives Global Health Policy

Research by Jessica Maria Atrio, MD, former clinical fellow, Keck School of Medicine of USC, demonstrated that a safe but less-frequently prescribed birth control “mini-pill” is effective for women taking human immunodefciency virus (HIV) medications.

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Drug Treatment for Alcohol Abuse Advances to Human Trials in Cross-Institutional Study

Daryl Davies, PhD, associate professor of clinical pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy, and his collaborators at the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) discovered that ivermectin, a drug used to treat parasitic infections in millions of people and animals every year, may also be an effective treatment to reduce alcohol intake.

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Scaffolding Technology for Stem Cell- Induced Gut Tissue Regeneration

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Researchers Identify Ethnic Genetic Differences in Hemophiliacs in Search of Improved Therapies

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USC Researchers Develop Novel Approach to the Discovery of New Human Immunodeficiency Virus Drugs

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Computer Speech Project to Boost Culturally Sensitive Doctor-Patient Interactions

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