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USC to Fire Former Medical School Dean
Diana Kwon | Jul 24, 2017
Carmen Puliafito, once a renowned ophthalmologist and professor, engaged in illicit drug use and partied with prostitutes.
Larry Ellison Donates $200 Million for Cancer Research
Tanya Lewis | May 12, 2016
The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.
UCSD Names New Head of Alzheimer’s Study
Bob Grant | Jan 18, 2016
The project at the center of the dust up between the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Southern California gets a new leader, as the institutions continue to battle in court.
Legal Battle Between UCSD, USC Continues
Bob Grant | Aug 6, 2015
The University of Southern California countersues the University of California, San Diego, as a pharmaceutical company ends an Alzheimer’s research–related contract with the latter institution.
Scripps Scuttles USC Takeover
Bob Grant | Jul 11, 2014
The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California have ceased negotiations about a possible merger or acquisition.
Scripps Faculty Wants President Out
Kerry Grens | Jul 7, 2014
Some faculty members of the Scripps Research Institute are wary of a possible merger with USC and would like to oust the organization’s president.
USC to Merge with Scripps?
Bob Grant | Jun 18, 2014
Rumors are swirling that the University of Southern California may acquire The Scripps Research Institute.