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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 […]

The Ellison Institute of USC Welcomes Dr. Anna Barker as Chief Strategy Officer

LOS ANGELES, December 3, 2019 – The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC (“Ellison Institute”) is pleased to announce today the appointment of Anna Barker, Ph.D., as its chief strategy officer, effective immediately. With her extensive transdisciplinary training and research leadership and management experience, Barker will extend her track record of bringing […]

Rebels with a Cause Gala Honors Larry Ellison, Raises $12.1 Million Benefitting the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC

LOS ANGELES – October 25, 2019 – Visionaries and revolutionaries in medicine, philanthropy, tech, education, art and entertainment gathered at the fourth Rebels With A Cause gala on October 24 at The Water Garden in Santa Monica. The intimate evening was held in support of the lifesaving research led by Dr. David B. Agus, MD, […]

Time100 Health Summit

Ellison Institute CEO & Founding Director Dr. David Agus & Time Health writer Alice Park co-hosted the Time100 Health Summit on October 17th, 2019. The Time100 Health Summit had several leaders from various disciplines- physicians, administrators, patients, tech inventors, scientists, and more- speak about health and wellness in today’s society. Topics included: mental health, healthcare […]

Give Up Your Data to Cure Disease

Dr. David Agus in The New York Times asks, “How far would you go to protect your health records? Your privacy matters, of course, but consider this: Mass data can inform medicine like nothing else and save countless lives, including, perhaps, your own.”
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