Dr. Hussein Yassine in lab

Hussein Yassine, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Gerontology
Director, Center for Personalized Brain Health

Dr. Hussein Yassine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC. The Yassine lab specializes in how changes in lipid metabolism and nutrition affect cognition and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The lab has an interest in studying how carrying the APOE4 allele, strongest genetic risk factors for developing AD, affects lipid metabolism, the response to the diet; combining basic science, clinical trials and brain imaging studies.