Project Description

Professional Development Fund

The Professional Development Fund will provide a reliable source of income to advance innovative research initiatives in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia related diseases by improving professional competence, enhancing career progression, keeping abreast of new technology and practices presented at industry conferences, and informal learning opportunities situated in practice.

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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.