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February 1, 2018

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Fellows use stem cells to build bone, fight cancer

This year's Broad Clinical Research Fellows will apply stem cell-based approaches to two prevalent problems: non-healing bone injuries, which affect 5 million Americans each year; and neuroblastoma, which is the most common solid tumor in children.

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Keck Medicine taps new chief financial officer

James Uli will be the new chief financial officer for Keck Medicine of USC, effective Feb. 12. Uli will lead and build Keck Medicine's financial organization while supporting the academic and research mission of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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Therapy gives patient path to success

After tumors damaged her upper extremity sensation, occupational therapy empowered a former makeup artist to put her own stamp on oncology rehab. Patient Veronica Lorenz credits USC Chan's Janice Rocker with helping her regain strength to care for herself and her daughter.

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Group supports faculty development and research

Six faculty members from the USC School of Pharmacy and Keck School of Medicine of USC received awards recently to support promising scientists at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions.

Featured Event

Department of Anesthesiology Lecture

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 7

Time: 4:45 p.m.

Event: "Vladimir Zelman, MD, PhD, Distinguished and Endowed Lecture," Pete Worden, PhD, Breakthrough Initiatives

Location: Aresty Auditorium

Info: Betsy Jaffe, (323) 442-1346, betsy.jaffe@med.usc.edu

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