• Professor Edward Schneider Interviewed by NPR about Erectile Dysfunction Drugs and Older Adults
    16 years ago, the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra was introduced. USC Davis Professor and Dean Emeritus Edward Schneider spoke to National Public Radio’s Ina Jaffe about the impact it and similar drugs have had on the lives of older adults. [Continue Reading...]
  • Milken Institute and USC Davis Dean Pinchas Cohen Urge U.S. Mayors to Support Successful Aging
    The Milken Institute is asking mayors across the U.S. to commit to improving the lives of older people in their cities by signing the Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge. The pledge, part of the Institute’s Best Cities for Successful Aging initiative, was developed by the initiative’s advisory committee, which includes USC Davis School of Gerontology Dean Pinchas Cohen. [Continue Reading...]
  • Grant Funds Visual Celebration of LA’s Jewish Elders
    A Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles to the USC Davis School of Gerontology will establish a new community art project titled “Zekenim: Honoring and Celebrating Los Angeles’ Jewish Elders.” The project will guide Jewish older adults in sharing and sketching their life stories, which will be translated into pictogram art by Jewish adolescents and young adults.
  • Sean Curran to Receive GSA’s 2014 Nathan Shock New Investigator Award
    The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)—the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging—has chosen Sean P. Curran, PhD, of the USC Davis School of Gerontology as the 2014 recipient of the Nathan Shock New Investigator Award. The distinguished honor is given for outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological [Continue Reading...]
  • First-of-its-Kind Study Offers New Clues About Racial Health Disparities
    A study by USC Davis School Assistant Professor Cleopatra Abdou and LMU Associate Professor Adam Fingerhut suggests that the persistent health disparities between different races may partially result from anxiety regarding negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare. It was recently published in the "American Psychological Association journal Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology." [Continue Reading...]
  • Dr. Eileen Crimmins named one of 2014’s Most Influential Scientific Minds
    AARP Professor of Gerontology Eileen Crimmins has been named one of 2014’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in Social Science by information firm Thomson Reuters. Crimmins is a renowned investigator and author regarding the demography of older populations, socioeconomic differences in health and global aging and is director of the USC/UCLA Center on Biodemography and Population Health.[Continue Reading...]
  • Dr. Longo discussed nutrient availability and tissue regeneration in Cell Press webinar July 23
    Nutrition is strongly linked to health, and altering nutrient availability has profound effects on homeostasis, tissue regeneration, and cancer. In a webinar on July 23, 2014, Professor Valter Longo of the USC Davis School of Gerontology discussed developments regarding molecular responses to nutrient availability that promote tissue regeneration in the context of aging and disease. [Register Now]

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all-day USC Davis School at LA County Fair @ LA County Fairgrounds
USC Davis School at LA County Fair @ LA County Fairgrounds
Sep 17 – Sep 21 all-day
Throughout September, the USC Davis School of Gerontology will have an informational booth at the LA County Fair–the fourth largest county fair in the United States–to help promote its programs and services to the fair’s [Continue Reading...]
9:00 am Global Aging Data Workshop @ USC Davis School of Gerontology
Global Aging Data Workshop @ USC Davis School of Gerontology
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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9:30 am The USC Davis School of Gerontol... @ Virginia Country Club
The USC Davis School of Gerontol... @ Virginia Country Club
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 7:45 pm
The USC Davis School of Gerontology "Swing for Healthy Aging" Rod Dedeaux Memorial Golf Classic @ Virginia Country Club | Long Beach | California | United States
Register Here! Agenda Tournament Format (Shotgun Shamble) 9:30am Golf Tournament Registration Putting Contest Driving Range Open 11:00am Lunch 12:00pm Tee Off-Shotgun Start 4:00pm Cocktails Silent Auction 5:00pm Dinner and Program
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all-day USC Davis School at LA County Fair @ LA County Fairgrounds
USC Davis School at LA County Fair @ LA County Fairgrounds
Sep 24 – Sep 28 all-day
Throughout September, the USC Davis School of Gerontology will have an informational booth at the LA County Fair–the fourth largest county fair in the United States–to help promote its programs and services to the fair’s [Continue Reading...]

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