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Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC Explores Breakthrough Tissue “Fingerprints” Concept For Cancer Diagnostics Using Oracle Cloud Technology

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC (“Ellison Institute”) and Oracle reveal a promising two-step technique to train a high-confidence predictive algorithm for enhanced cancer diagnostics. The study uses novel tissue “fingerprints”—discriminating microscopic hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) histologic features—of tumors paired with correct diagnoses to facilitate deep learning in the classification of breast cancer […]

USC-Olympus Partnership in Multiscale Bioimaging Furthers Precision Medicine

Olympus has long been committed to promoting awareness of cancer screening, prevention and testing. In this spirit, the company recently forged a partnership with the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). To capture the importance of this initiative, and in anticipation of the grand opening of the Ellison Institute’s new […]

USC researchers use decades-old antidepressant to combat prostate cancer

Cover image: illustration of prostate cancer cells (iStock by Getty Images) Researchers at the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC and the USC School of Pharmacy have conducted the first published clinical trial showing that a decades-old antidepressant may have the potential to fend off prostate cancer recurrence. The clinical trial, led […]

USC’s Ellison Institute Leverages State-of-the-Art Wireless Networks to Build Next-Generation ‘Smart’ Facility That Enhances Connections Between Researchers and Patients

In Collaboration with AT&T, New Building is Engineered to Help Transform Cancer Research and Patient Care with Technology and the Power of Connectivity LOS ANGELES, January 6, 2020 – The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC (“Ellison Institute”) will open a new “smart” facility that incorporates advanced wireless technologies that will be used to […]

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PBS journalist Charlie Rose interviews Dr. David Agus on how we can win against cancer.

How To Live Longer

CNN host Dr. Fareed Zakaria interviews Dr. David Agus on how to live longer.

Moonshot To End Cancer

Dr. David Agus reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the Moonshot to End Cancer announced by Vice President of the United States Joe Biden.
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