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Dan and Phyllis Epstein
Alzheimer’s disease has touched the family of Daniel and Phyllis Epstein: Dan’s identical twin brother, David, suffered from Alzheimer’s for 15 years and passed away recently as a result of the disease. (Photo/Courtesy of Daniel and Phyllis Epstein)

With a $50 million gift, USC and UC San Diego join forces in Alzheimer’s research

A transformative donation from the Epstein Family Foundation will accelerate Alzheimer’s research at the two universities in a push to find better treatments and a cure.