Recruitment begins for a Keck School of Medicine of USC study of the first smartphone app to combine clinical data, MRI imaging and genetic data for people with multiple sclerosis What if a single smartphone app could help solve the enigma of multiple sclerosis (MS) and move new treatments ahead at lightning speed? That was the ... Read More »
Neurologist Daniel Pelletier, MD, has been recruited from Yale University to lead the USC Multiple Sclerosis Center, effective April 1. He began seeing patients this month. An internationally renowned multiple sclerosis clinician and researcher, Pelletier joins Keck Medicine of USC as professor of neurology, chief of the division of neuro-immunology and multiple sclerosis and vice ... Read More »
In 2009, Patrick Fitzgerald was flying high. As a high-powered executive in Apple’s iTunes division, he would regularly meet with Steve Jobs and was accustomed to working as many as 100 hours a week. But health problems began to take a toll on his busy life. “The problems had been mounting for a year,” Fitzgerald ... Read More »
The MS Comprehensive Care Center at Keck Medicine of USC formed Team USC Trojans for Walk MS 2015: Greater Los Angeles 2015 On April 19, Team USC participants gathered at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in support of the National MS Society's mission to fund research, advocate for change and help people with MS live ... Read More »
Leslie Weiner, MD, of the USC Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center (fourth from right), joined the panel at the 2014 Winter MS Forum on November 16 in Los Angeles. Organized by Race to Erase MS, the forum brought together experts from the Center Without Walls program to discuss advances in MS research and patient care.
To address the NIH emphasis on improved health and research in underserved populations, the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) has launched a mentorship initiative to connect young clinician scientists with... Read more