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Alzheimer Disease Research Center

Provides the most advanced diagnostic and treatment services available for Alzheimer Disease, other types of dementia and diseases related to aging. ADRC reaches out to the multi-ethnic communities in the greater LA area.

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Shaping the way movies sound

USC Cinematic Arts professor Tomlinson Holman is one of the inventors of THX, the standard for audio systems used in movie theaters worldwide.

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Help create the next innovation at USC with your gift to the research initiative fund.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Memo

Services available that support innovation and entrepreneurship in the university: USC Stevens Center for Innovation is our technology transfer office, Incubate USC is USC’s portal to all university innovation and entrepreneurship programs, the DTLA Business Improvement District has launched an “Innovate LA” initiative to develop an innovation strategy to attract technology industries and startups into the downtown district. Full MEMO

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