Population Health and Disparities
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Applications are Open for 2019-2020 RCMAR Scientists
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.
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.
Some Blood Pressure Medications May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s, But Not For All Populations
Certain antihypertensive medications may prevent the onset of the disease, but only among black and white women and white men.
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In partnership with the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the Schaeffer Center conducts vital research aimed at reducing health disparities by strengthening the nation’s safety net of care for the most underserved and vulnerable among us.