Lon S. Schneider

Expert on Alzheimer’s disease and treatment, depression in late-life and drug development

Professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences and neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Professor of gerontology, USC Davis School of Gerontology

Director, USC California Alzheimer's Disease Center

Clinical Core Director, USC NIH Alzheimer's Disease Research Center


  • Alzheimer’s disease and treatment, including experimental treatments
  • depression in late life
  • the effects of drugs on mental processes and behavior
  • geriatric psychiatry, mental health and psychiatric illness
  • clinical trials and medication development
  • FDA/regulatory issues
  • cognitive impairment and aging

Additional Information

  • Senior Associate Editor, Alzheimer’s & Dementia
  • Section Editor, BMC Psychiatry
  • Associate Editor, Current Alzheimer Research
  • Editorial Board, The Lancet Neurology
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Listed in The Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Doctors

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