Lon S. Schneider, MD, MS is a professor of psychiatry, neurology, and gerontology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
He directs the USC State of California Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Clinical Center and the USC National Institute on Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center clinical core. His academic work spans a range of areas in neuropsychopharmacology, cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer’s disease. He holds a master’s degree in biometry and epidemiology and has expertise in clinical trials methods and drug development. He is a co-editor or editorial board member of several publications, including the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group, Current Alzheimer Research, BMC-Psychiatry, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, The Lancet Neurology, and Clinical Neuropharmacology among others, and has authored numerous papers and book chapters.