• How Can We Make Longer Lives Healthier Lives?
    Dean Pinchas Cohen discusses extending the human healthspan, personalized aging, and cost effectiveness of prevention during a panel moderated by Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chairman and USC Davis Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving at the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference. [Continue Reading...]
  • USC Davis Ph.D. Student Recognized for Research Accomplishments
    Ph.D. in Gerontology student Catherine Pérez places fourth among University Park Campus graduate student researchers at the 7th Annual USC Graduate Research Symposium for her work examining health disparities between different Hispanic ethnicities. [Continue Reading]
  • Cleopatra Abdou & Sean Curran Named 2015 Recipients of Hanson Thorell Family Research Awards
    USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Assistant Professors Cleopatra Abdou and Sean Curran each receive $25,000 grants aimed at supporting one-year pilot research projects for Davis School junior faculty members. [Continue Reading...]
  • Unintentional Art, Presented Without Explanation
    Keck School of Medicine of USC volunteer faculty member and longtime photographer Bill Wishner showcases urban wall art photos in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Sophie Davis Art Gallery.   At first glance, it’s hard to tell that the photos of Bill Wishner’s “I Don’t Explain” collection aren’t, in fact, paintings themselves. But [Continue Reading...]
  • Large Canadian Aging Study Co-Led by USC Davis Alumna Nets $41.6 Million
    The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, a study co-led by Debra Sheets PhD ’99, has received a $41.6-million grant from the Canadian federal government to continue the most comprehensive look at aging ever undertaken in the country. [Continue Reading...]
  • Fasting and Less-Toxic Cancer Drug May Work as Well as Chemotherapy
    In back-to-back studies, researchers show how fasting combined with a class of cancer-inhibiting drugs can starve colorectal, breast and lung cancer cells. [Continue Reading...]
  • “The Upside of Aging” at 2015 Aging in America Conference
    Paul Irving, Milken Institute President and USC Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Davis School Dean Pinchas Cohen; and Fernando Torres-Gil, Director for Policy Research on Aging at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, discussed Irving's new book, "The Upside of Aging," at the 2015 Aging in America Conference.

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