In USC labs, another year of groundbreaking discoveries

Published: December 17, 2021
Category: News
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Pandemic or not, USC researchers continue to make discoveries that are changing people’s lives. From studies on why we’re so polarized to work on treating and someday curing Alzheimer’s, Trojans remain at the forefront of science — whether that’s in a lab, in a big-data repository or in their own living room. There’s a reason USC is considered one of the nation’s top research universities. Take a look at some of this year’s most memorable research stories.

A promising drug

“The results suggest the drug’s potential for treating white matter strokes in humans, possibly including multiple white matter strokes that result in vascular dementia.”

— Berislav Zlokovic, director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute and professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Neuroscience at the Keck School of Medicine of USC

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