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

By David Agus | January 6, 2020

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 further stimulate a multidisciplinary research ecosystem and could eventually revolutionize the communication between researchers and patients. The new building will use 5G, multi-access edge…

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

By David Agus | December 4, 2019

  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

By David Agus | October 24, 2019

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, Founding Director and…

Time100 Health Summit

By David Agus | October 17, 2019

  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,…

USC cancer institute funded by Larry Ellison finds home in West L.A.

By David Agus | July 14, 2019

By ROGER VINCENT, STAFF WRITER JULY 14, 2018 6 AM A pioneering cancer-research center funded by tech mogul Larry Ellison will launch next April in an office complex being built near a light-rail stop in West Los Angeles. The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC on Exposition Boulevard near Bundy Drive will…

Lawrence J. Ellison Institute Welcomes Jerry S.H. Lee, PhD as Chief Scientific and Innovation Officer

By David Agus | May 1, 2019

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC is thrilled to welcome Jerry S.H. Lee, PhD as their new Chief Scientific and Innovation Officer. Lee also joins Keck Medicine of USC as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine after serving as the Health Sciences Director of the National Cancer Institute at the National…

The Urgency of Now: Dr. David Agus Interviews Former Vice President Joe Biden on the Cancer Moonshot

By David Agus | May 5, 2017

The Urgency of Now: Dr. David Agus Interviews Former Vice President Joe Biden on the Cancer Moonshot The Keck School of Medicine of USC, The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC, and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have been proud partners in the Cancer Moonshot Initiative and its vision to double…