Since 2012, the Schaeffer Center has received $6.1 million in funding from the NIH to fund pilot projects by junior scholars focused on addressing disparities. This year we are seeking junior scientists concentrating on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in minority populations.
Minority Aging and Health Economics Research Center
Other featured articles
NIH Awards USC School of Pharmacy, Price School of Public Policy 5-Year Grant to Support Minority Aging Research in Schaeffer Center
The $2.7 million award funds scholars pursuing research in health disparities in aging with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease.
Early Childhood Education Pays Big Dividends, Study Says
2015-2016 RCMAR Scholar and Associate Economist Maria Jose Prados quoted in Ed Source about a study on the lifetime consequences of early childhood education.
The Association of Multiple Anti-Hypertensive Medication Classes with Alzheimer’s Disease Incidence Across Sex, Race, and Ethnicity
The researchers find hypertension management treatments that include RAS-acting ARBs may, in addition to lowering blood pressure, reduce AD risk, particularly for white and black women and white men.
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The Minority Aging Health Economics Research Center provides mentorship to scholars with research focused on the health and economic wellbeing of minority elderly populations. The program is led by Dana Goldman and Julie Zissimopoulos.