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May 27, 2021

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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COVID-19 Roundup: Study reveals potential new treatment target in the fight against COVID-19

A new study by a team of Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers shows that therapy targeting a molecular chaperone could offer additional protection against COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. And for vaccination appointments, check with Keck Medicine of USC to get yourself or your loved ones inoculated.

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In Memoriam: Anthony Lazzaro, administrator credited with shaping the modern USC

USC Senior Vice President Emeritus Anthony D. Lazzaro, an alumnus and longtime administrator responsible for the construction of more than 130 buildings on USC's campuses, including the establishment of the Health Sciences Campus, died on May 20. He was 100.

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Pharmacy program pairs students to consult for top health care companies

The USC School of Pharmacy's Enterprise Team Projects (ETP) program offers real-world experience to graduate students by pairing leading health care companies with teams from the school's Healthcare Decision Analysis (HCDA) and Biopharmaceutical Marketing (BPMK) programs.

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center to establish Cancer Wellness HUBs

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a grant to support the creation of Cancer Wellness HUBs, which will bring cancer education, support groups and survivorship resources to community centers across the greater Los Angeles area.

Featured Event

Pride Month Celebration Kickoff

Time: Noon

Date: Tuesday, June 1

Speaker: USC President Carol L. Folt

Info: Join the Zoom here and get more information on USC Pride Month events here.

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