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Student’s Research Effort Earns Her Publication Credit in Scientific Journal

Abrar Al Maghribi, MS ’18, simply needed some research experience when she asked to work in the lab with Rachita Sumbria, an assistant professor of biopharmaceutical sciences at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI). A student in KGI’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate (PPC) program at the time, Al Maghribi never imagined she would become the coauthor of an […]

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Team Master’s Project Findings on Artificial Intelligence Published in DIA Journal

The findings of a Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Team Master’s Project (TMP) from the 2017-18 school year have been published in the December 6, 2018 edition of the Drug Information Association’s Journal Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. The Team Master’s Project was titled “Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies for Regulatory Intelligence” and was conducted in […]

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Riggs School Students Showcase Medical Device Development at Expo

Photo Gallery Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students participated in the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences’ 4th Annual Medical Device Expo on Friday, Dec. 14. The expo is part of the ALS 425 course titled “Device and Diagnostic Product Development” taught by Professor Anna Hickerson. “Students worked in teams to create medical and […]

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Alumna Sarah Sine, MEng ’18, Transforms into a Bioprocessing Scientist

This feature story originally appeared in the KGI Annual Report, which is linked here. As a bioprocessing scientist, Sarah Sine, MEng ’18, is involved in production and process optimization for Cell Care Therapeutics, contributing to the company’s development of stem cell–derived therapies for inflammatory neurovascular diseases. “They first took me on as an intern, based on […]

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Angelika Neimz

Faculty Startup Creates Student Opportunities

This feature story originally appeared in the KGI Annual Report, which is linked here. The most accurate way to diagnose infectious diseases is through nucleic acid testing, but this requires sending clinical samples to a central laboratory. Antigen-based tests can be used at the point of care to diagnose acute infections, but they are far […]

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PPM Story, Delivery a Local Impact

Delivering a Local Impact: PPM Alumni Provide Quality Care to Patients

This feature story originally appeared in the KGI Annual Report, which is linked here. Together, John Nguyen and Emma Nkwam work to ensure that QueensCare Health Centers provide high-quality care to underserved patients in Los Angeles. The two have also been colleagues before—at KGI, where both completed the Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) in Bioscience Management […]

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Ian Phillips Scholarship Delivers Immediate Impact for Six Students

Thanks to his generous support of scholarships, Norris Professor of Applied Life Sciences Ian Phillips just made graduate school more financially attainable for six recipients working toward their Master of Science (MS) in Applied Life Sciences degrees at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI). “The MS program has grown and evolved into a major graduate research and […]

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New Partnership Offers Students Clinical Research Experience in Area Hospitals

Each week, Harrison Manacsa, MS ’19, and Ria Yalamanchilli, MS ’19, can be found not only in Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) classrooms, but also in a nearby hospital. They’re involved in a new partnership that enables students in KGI’s Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences (MS) program to gain experience in a clinical setting […]

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Equipment from Sartorius Strengthens Bioprocessing at KGI

Visitors to the bioprocessing lab at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) see a space where students use the latest industry equipment, gaining experience with bioreactors and other tools they will encounter in their professional careers. This equipment is a new addition to the lab, donated to KGI by Sartorius, a global supplier of products and technologies […]

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KGI to Launch Medical Device Engineering Program in Fall 2019

Responding to the needs of the medical device industry, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) will launch a Master of Science in Medical Device Engineering (MSMDE) degree program, with the first cohort scheduled to enroll in the Fall of 2019. The two-year MSMDE program is designed for those with a passion for medical devices and diagnostics who […]

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