Lon S. Schneider

  • 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
Office: (323) 442-7600

Expertise Summary

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


  • 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