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Elyn Saks of the USC Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics
USC Gould Professor Elyn Saks is the founder and faculty director of the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics. (Photo/Mikel Healey)

New opera continues to share Professor Elyn Saks’ story and address mental health stigma

New performances share more of Saks’ memoir, The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness, which documents the USC Gould professor’s diagnosis with schizophrenia and her resilience as she learned to cope with the disorder.

Daniel J. Epstein, Carol L. Folt and Paul Aisen
USC Trustee Daniel J. Epstein, left, USC President Carol L. Folt and Paul Aisen celebrate as Aisen is named the inaugural holder of the Epstein Alzheimer’s Disease Director’s Chair. (USC Photo/Steve Cohn)

USC’s Paul Aisen, pioneering Alzheimer’s researcher, honored with Epstein Alzheimer’s Disease Director’s Chair

An international leader in Alzheimer’s disease research for over 30 years, Aisen is recognized with the highest academic honor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.