Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Alzheimer Disease Research Center

ZNI hosted the 3rd Annual international Zilkha Symposium on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders

May 4th, 2016|

The third annual Zilkha Symposium on April 15, 2015 brought together scientists from the United States and Europe to discuss the complexities of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzforum, a news website dedicated to helping researchers accelerate Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders research, covered the event. Click here to read the three article series and event coverage.

Congresswoman receives Alzheimer advocacy award

February 26th, 2016|

Congresswoman Linda Sánchez was recognized for her work as an advocate for Alzheimer’s research and care at the Feb. 12 conference, The Many Faces of Dementia, in downtown Los Angeles. The Pioneer Award was presented by the Alzheimer Disease Research Center.

Sánchez told attendees why she feels this cause is so important.

“This issue is very personal

Expanding the Mind

December 15th, 2015|

Keck School researchers are advancing the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and pursuing potential therapies

Twenty years ago, when Terrence Town, PhD, first began researching the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and the immune system, most people in the field thought this course of inquiry was leading nowhere. Alzheimer’s disease was still poorly understood and so, while Town

Alzheimer’s researcher awarded prestigious radiology grants

July 15th, 2015|

A Keck School of Medicine neuroradiologist has been awarded four grants that will pave the way for new research into the underlying causes of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Kevin S. King, MD, assistant professor of clinical radiology at the Keck School, will receive $300,000 in grant funding to further his research for