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Current Research Projects at Keck School of Medicine at USC

The All of Us Research Program has a simple mission. We want to speed up health research breakthroughs. To do this, we’re asking one million people to share health information. In the future, researchers can use this to conduct thousands of health studies. Participants must be 18 years of age and over. For more information, […]

Global Analysis of HFCS & Diabetes Prevalence

DORI’s Dr. Michael Goran’s recent publication in the Journal of Global Public Health on the global prevalence of high fructose corns syrup and diabetes prevalence has sparked public interest. Check-out the paper and a what the columnists had to say:

New York Times
Huffington Post
Los Angeles Times
The Atlantic
Food Politics

Full Journal article in Global Public Health.   

Dr. Alan Watts Elected as 2012 Fellow of the AAAS.

Congratulations to the DORI’s Dr. Alan Watts who was elected as a 2012 fellow of the AAAS. AAAS fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications and are elected by the AAAS membership after going through a nomination process. Dr. Watts was among 15 USC faculty elected this year and was […]

High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective

Goran MI, Ulijaszek SJ, and Ventura EE. High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective. Global Public Health. 2012; 1-10. The overall aim of this study was to evaluate, from a global and ecological perspective, the relationships between availability of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Using published resources, countrylevel estimates […]

Adipose Tissue Biology

Adipose Tissue Biology

 

Maternal-Child

Maternal-Child

Neuroscience & Obesity

Neuroscience & Obesity

Complications

Complications

Beta-Cell Biology

Beta-Cell Biology

Behavior & Intervention

Behavior & Intervention