Portia Cornell, Investigator, Center for Gerontology was recently awarded a USC AD RCMAR Pilot Award. This pilot award is for scholars in the early stages of their research career from academic and research institutions and who are interested in conducting research on the health and economic wellbeing of minority elder populations. This funding cycle was for scholars who have a special interest in cognitive decline and/or Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
About USC-RCMAR: The Minority Aging Health Economics Research Center at USC was established through funding from the National Institutes of Health and aims to increase the number, diversity and academic success of junior faculty focusing their research on the health and economic wellbeing of minority elderly populations. It is part of a network of NIH-funded Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR). The mission of the USC RCMAR, the Minority Aging Health Economics Research Center, is to provide infrastructure and resources to increase the number and diversity of early stage investigators conducting research in aging and cognitive health and to support their academic success
USC's Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Supported by Grant Number P30AG043073 from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Aging.