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The Memory and Aging Center at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles provides the most advanced diagnostic and treatment services available for Alzheimer's Disease, other types of dementia and diseases related to aging. The center includes the memory clinic, the National Institutes of Health Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and two California Alzheimer's Disease Centers. The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center reaches out to the multi-ethnic communities in the greater Los Angeles area with focused efforts on cognitive changes related to aging, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular disease. We invite you and your family to find out more about our clinical trials and other services.

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January 3, 2017

Rare Type of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. John Ringman studies a rare type of early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the USC Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. This type is sometimes called the 'Jalisco Mutation' and he works with families to understand the genetic mutation.

National Public Radio (NPR) wrote a piece about how families experience the disease and the work Dr. Ringman does to help the families, visiting them at their homes to explain the disease...


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