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 Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute

Neurologist Paul Aisen works to stop Alzheimer’s before it starts

December 21st, 2016|

The researcher explains five things to know about the only disease among the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed
Scientists at the Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) of the Keck School of Medicine of USC have enrolled more than 1,000 people in their international clinical trials and are still seeking more participants.

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Keck faculty among the world’s most influential researchers

December 16th, 2016|

Sir Isaac Newton once referred to the process of discovery as “standing on the shoulders of giants,” meaning that revolutionary science and innovation is built on the work of previous researchers. Some researchers are more impactful than others. One measure of this is the number of times a particular researcher’s work is cited, thus serving

New Alzheimer’s study aims to delay or prevent symptoms

June 21st, 2016|

The international trial co-managed by USC will test a drug in people who show no symptoms of the disease

USC researchers announced Tuesday they will test a promising drug aimed at preventing or delaying the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

The international study, jointly managed by the USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) and Janssen Research & Development, will test Janssen’s

USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute hosts leading neuroscientists for two-day meeting

February 24th, 2016|

Top researchers from across the U.S. gathered in San Diego recently to commemorate a renewed commitment to understand and fight the leading fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting the aging population.

The USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) Partnership Meeting was held in January and brought together USC leaders, neuroscientists and visiting researchers to discuss the new institute

Advancing Alzheimer’s treatment options through collaboration

November 9th, 2015|

Paul Aisen, MD, the founding director of the USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute, is the newest member of the Keck School of Medicine of USC whose focus is Alzheimer’s disease research. He recently spoke with us and answered a few questions about joining the Keck School and the progress of Alzheimer’s disease research over the