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Healthy blood vessels may be the answer to Alzheimer’s prevention

Scientists from the Keck School of Medicine of USC have presented their latest research findings at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The research shows that damaged capillaries in the brain — independent of plaques and tangles of abnormal proteins — may set the stage for Alzheimer’s decades before memory problems… Read More »
Close-fitting cells make up blood vessel walls in the brain

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Dean’s Report Issue 33, December 2015

March 23rd, 2016

The December edition of the Keck School of Medicine Dean’s Report is out. In this issue, we feature a profile of Dr. Paul Aisen, MD of the USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute… Read More »

Expanding the Mind

December 15th, 2015

Keck School researchers are advancing the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and pursuing potential therapies Terrence Town, PhD Twenty years ago, when Terrence Town, PhD, first began researching the connection between Alzheimer’s disease… Read More »

Baritone LeRoy Villanueva, tenor Ashley Faatoalia, mezzo-soprano Melissa Treinkman and soprano Lisa Eden sing Christmas carols.

LA Opera sings Christmas carols to Alzheimer’s patients

December 7th, 2015

Baritone LeRoy Villanueva, tenor Ashley Faatoalia, mezzo-soprano Melissa Treinkman and soprano Lisa Eden sing Christmas carols. Keck Medicine of USC’s Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute is examining whether Christmas carols could help people with Alzheimer’s disease… Read More »