Project Description


Junior Investigator Award

The Junior Investigator award is designed to encourage young researchers to think outside the box, while motivating them with the opportunity to obtain funding for their groundbreaking research and ideas. Carefully vetted through the AlzOut Board and scientific community, each year, one promising candidate will be selected to receive this honor in an effort to find a cure.

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER (ADRC) is one of 30 sites across the United States studying memory and aging, as well as Alzheimer’s disease. The ADRC provides participants with access to leading-edge studies of new medications and treatment that advance our knowledge of memory problems associated with aging. Over the past 30 years, USC physicians and researchers have made major contributions to our knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease, vascular risk factors, and memory problems. Our Staff includes neurologist, psychiatrists, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, and social workers who collaborate with basic scientists on diagnosis, treatment and research.