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.
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.
USC experts discuss why millennial voters may prove crucial to deciding the next president and how the candidates might sway this demographic
For these reasons, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are among the most pressing of the many intractable problems USC researchers in multiple disciplines are seeking to unravel. Here are the approaches three USC scientists are taking to further understand the disease.
The Pokemon Go mobile game has people everywhere reliving the 1990s, or experiencing them for the first time through augmented reality. The gaming experience, however, has brought to light many questions about access to public spaces, the future of gaming and even safety issues.
Whether you root for the American League, National League or whoever does well on your fantasy team, the MLB All-Star Game on July 12 and Homerun Derby on July 11 allow players to show off their best against the league’s best.
USC experts are available to comment on security aspects surrounding the Summer Olympics, drug testing and doping, the business of the Olympics and environmental justice issues in Rio de Janeiro.
In the wake of the “Brexit,” comparisons are drawn between those who supported the “Vote Leave” campaign in Great Britain and Donald Trump’s core supporters. Rhetorical parallels certainly abound, but experts point to a wave of nationalist and populist sentiment internationally amidst ever-expanding globalization.
The “Brexit” – an upcoming United Kingdom referendum vote on whether to leave or remain in the European Union – could prove costly for Great Britain and may affect its trade and diplomatic relations, including with the United States. The latest poll shows British citizens are evenly split on the issue.