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USC gets funds for Alzheimer's medicine research

USC gets funds for Alzheimer's medicine research

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is shifting research funding from UC San Diego to USC to test an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, a setback for San Diego in its fight for control of the disease project. UC San Diego is in a legal fight with USC over control of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, a nationwide project of clinical trials aimed at better diagnosing and treating the neurodegenerative condition. The schools have filed dueling lawsuits, which have gained international attention in research, academic and business circles. Indianapolis-based Lilly said Tuesday that it will move an undisclosed amount of money it had planned to give UC San Diego for further...

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