Research participation opportunities

Our employees are involved in groundbreaking research – and you can participate! Below are research studies currently seeking participants.

3D breast imaging study

The department of Radiology at Keck School of Medicine is seeking women age 18 and over for a 3D whole breast water imaging study – if you are due for your yearly mammogram and have dense breasts, you may qualify to have a Delphinus SoftVue™ ultrasound at no cost. For more information and to get scheduled, email leticia.vasquez-caldera@med.usc.edu or call (323) 442-9299.

Lung cancer early detection study

The department of Radiology at Keck School of Medicine is seeking current and former smokers ages 50-80 who have smoked at least one pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, to receive free low-dose CT scans for early detection of lung cancer once a year for three years in exchange for blood samples and questionnaires. For more information and to get scheduled, email radstudy@usc.edu or call (323) 442-7672.

NEST study with the department of Psychology

The department of Psychology NEST Lab is seeking couples expecting their first child for a paid study at USC. The child must be the first for both members of the couple, and they must be living together and planning to continue living together after the birth. For more information and to set up a screening call, email nestlab@usc.edu or visit the NEST Lab site.

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