Yassine Lab

Welcome to the laboratory website of Dr. Hussein Yassine’s at the University of Southern California (USC) at the Clinical Sciences Center of the Health Sciences Campus. Our mission statement:

  • Understanding the contribution of lipids in the development of Alzheimer’s diseases using animal models, imaging, and clinical studies

The Yassine lab prides itself on prioritizing on research, education, and patient care as we work to end Alzheimer’s disease.

The lab currently has open postdoctoral researcher positions available. Please contact us through the link below for more information.

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Multidisciplinary combining expertise in lipid metabolism and genetics with imaging and clinical trial infrastructure


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Hussein Yassine, MD

Dr. Yassine is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. The Yassine Lab specializes in studying brain lipid metabolism using basic animal models, cutting-edge imaging studies, and clinical trials. We are actively studying how omega-3 fatty acids get into the brain and the factors that can enhance omega-3 brain delivery. Our ultimate goal is to slow down Alzheimer’s disease progression.

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AlzOut Funding

Thank you ALZOUT! ALZOUT Donates to the Yassine Lab We are very thankful for ALZOUT for their support of the Yassine Lab. In 2019, AlZOUT supported the Yassine [...]

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We are seeking for postdoctoral researchers to join our lab. Contact our team below for more information.

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