• USC Davis School Researchers Featured in Mother Jones
    USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology University Professor Caleb Finch, Assistant Professor Jennifer Ailshire, and Ph.D. student Nick Woodward were interviewed for Mother Jones’ July-August 2015 cover story, “Does Pollution Cause Dementia?”, about the possible links between air pollution and degenerative brain diseases.
  • Diet and aging
    Diet that Mimics Fasting Appears to Slow Aging, Aid Cell Regeneration
    A new study led by Valter Longo, Edna M. Jones professor of biogerontology at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and director of the USC Longevity Institute, demonstrates the benefits of a periodic fasting-like diet in yeast, mice, and humans.
  • Baby Boomers Not Considering Health And Aging As They Plan To Remodel, The Hartford/USC Davis School Study Finds
    While 40 percent of Baby Boomers expect to remodel their homes sometime in the future, few do so with their own health and aging in mind, according to a new study from The Hartford and the USC Davis School of Gerontology. [Continue Reading...]
  • USC Davis Alumna Patricia O’Neill Takes Aging Research Worldwide at Oxford
    Conducting research in the Institute of Population Ageing at the University of Oxford, 2008 USC Davis Master of Science in Gerontology graduate Patricia O’Neill completes her doctoral dissertation on Chinese women navigating the balance between contemporary norms and traditional obligations as daughters. [Continue Reading...]
  • USC Davis Faculty Member Named GSA Fellow
    USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos is named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, the organization’s highest class of membership and a recognition of outstanding work in gerontology. [Continue Reading...]
  • USC Davis Program Teaches Contractors How to Make Homes Safer for Older Adults
    A new partnership between the USC Davis School, The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence, and Crawford Contractor Connection educates contractors on how to assess the homes of older adults for risks and help homeowners age in place. [Continue Reading...]
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
    The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the graduation of the largest class in the school’s history on May 15.

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