Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

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Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

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About the Institute

The Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute (ZNI) is one of the Centers of Excellence at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Established in 2003 with a gift from Selim Zilkha, the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute is a world leader for basic neuroscience research, with a multi-disciplinary team of outstanding faculty whose collaboration concentrates on the causes, effects of and therapies for neurodegenerative disease and psychiatric disorders.

Students work with world leading researchers in various disciplines to conduct world-class bench science with some clinical applications and translational work to investigate and identify the underlying circuitry or mechanisms of the brain that are influenced or affected by neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s disease, schizophrenia, autism, Down Syndrome and hearing and visual disorders. The research experience takes place in a vibrant and dynamic community with access to a variety of state-of-the-art labs and numerous resources.

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"Welcome to our world-class neuroscience program" Dr. Berislav Zlokovic Professor and Chair, Zilkha Leon J. Tiber and David S. Alpert Professor President of USC Care Read Bio

“Welcome to our world-class neuroscience program”
Dr. Berislav Zlokovic
Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
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Zlokovic installed as Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Zlokovic installed as Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Berislav V. Zlokovic, MD, PhD, the pioneering researcher whose work has transformed modern understanding of degenerative neurological diseases, was installed as the inaugural holder of the Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research at a ceremony held May 4 at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. Zlokovic, chair… Read More »

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