With a robust community of internationally recognized faculty, USC is working to demystify the degenerative disease and find ways to prevent, treat and cure it. More than 55 researchers at USC have an expertise related to Alzheimer’s disease. Some look at the brain’s vascular system to identify Alzheimer’s before it begins. Others look at big data brain imaging and still others help families cope.
The Kuhn Laboratory of the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience will work with other institutions to develop the world’s first global liquid biopsy database.
USC experts can speak on how ‘fact-checking’ has affected the presidential campaigns leading up to the final debate and is hosting a viewing of the final debate and a pre-debate panel, “Politics as Theatre.”
USC experts in Russian history and culture, and general cybersecurity, discuss the country’s rising importance in U.S. politics.
The Pacific Rim collaboration will create one of China’s first graduate programs in occupational therapy, a treatment that helps people recuperate from physical or mental illness.
Why does the orchestra tune to the oboe? Why doesn’t the audience clap between movements at a symphony performance? Why is Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” played on the Fourth of July?
Three accomplished women dedicated to improving the lives of others have been named as members of the USC Board of Trustees: Miriam Adelson, Suzanne Dworak-Peck ’65 MSW ’67 and Claude Mann. All were elected Oct. 5.
In the world’s largest MRI study on brain size to date, USC researchers and their international colleagues identified seven genetic hotspots that regulate brain growth, memory and reasoning as well as influence the onset of Parkinson’s disease.
Electrifying brain circuits may decrease depressive symptoms and chronic pain, but a USC scientist says we first need to see what the electric current is actually doing
Headquartered in downtown L.A., the clinic will fulfill the unmet mental health needs of veterans and their families through clinical services and by connecting veterans to other resources in the area.