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Judge orders truce in USC-UC San Diego fight over Alzheimer's study data

Judge orders truce in USC-UC San Diego fight over Alzheimer's study data

A judge ordered a temporary truce Wednesday in the unusually public and nasty fight involving UC San Diego and USC over control of a historic, nationwide study on Alzheimer's disease. San Diego County Superior Court Judge Judith Hayes accepted USC's promise that it will not alter data and computer systems that are part of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS), a $100-million nationwide project that has been based at, and managed by, UC San Diego since 1991. The university last week sued the director of the study, Paul Aisen, eight of his campus colleagues and USC, accusing them of hijacking a study that involves dozens of research institutions across the...

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