Katrina: Lessons from a disaster
It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans region. USC experts find there’s much to be learned from the catastrophe, and much to be done, too.
When fetuses get a treatable disease, the result can still be fatal: Their size and constant movement make it difficult for doctors to treat them. Now USC Viterbi’s Gerald Loeb and collaborating clinicians have invented the first micropacemaker to treat fetuses in utero.
More military-connected students reported using alcohol, bringing a gun to school or being hit, kicked, slapped or pushed than other students, researchers from USC and Bar Ilan University in Israel reported.
The accounting pioneer and namesake of the USC Elaine and Kenneth Leventhal School of Accounting died Saturday following a stroke. “Elaine was a tremendous friend to the university, and was deeply loved by so many in the Trojan Family,” USC President C. L. Max Nikias said.