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Archive: September 2014

“Swing For Healthy Aging” Tourney Honors Keith Renken

More than 150 friends and supporters of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology participated in the 18th annual Rod Dedeaux Swing for Healthy Aging Golf Classic on September 22, 2014 at the Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, Calif. The event honored Keith Renken, former chairman of the golf

Two USC Davis Studies Led by Valter Longo Snag Most-Read Spots in Cell Press Journals

Two studies led by Edna Jones Professor in Gerontology and Professor in Biological Science Valter Longo have been listed as the most-read articles in their respective Cell Press journals. The article in Cell Stem Cell highlighted how fasting cycles induced immune system regeneration, and the Cell Metabolism article examined high-protein diets and their effects on cancer and mortality rates. [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...]