McKnight’s published a story on how the American Society on Aging, in collaboration with the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, is offering two five-week online courses on elder mistreatment in an effort to help senior care providers help victims of elder abuse.
Archive: January 2017
Awards support travel to scientific meetings and research projects for undergraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.
The Washington Post quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the elevated risk of Alzheimer’s disease for President-elect Donald Trump due to his advanced age and family history.
Daily Mail (UK) cited research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on the benefits of intermittent fasting on disease progression.
Post & Courier noted research by Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues about the negative effects on retirement savings when parents take on student loan debt for their children.
Surprising race- and gender-based differences in telomeres—the chains of repeating molecules that protect the ends of chromosomes from damage—show that the structures’ relationship to age and health outcomes is more complex than originally thought, according to a USC-led study.
USC Provost Michael Quick and Vice Provost for Faculty & Academic Affairs Elizabeth Graddy honored Associate Professor Sean Curran at the Galen Center on January 5.
Reporter Rachel Hoise of the UK's Independent tested out the fast mimicking diet (FMD) developed by Valter Longo. "The benefits of following a FMD are multitudinous: whilst weight-loss will undoubtedly occur, the main aim is to extend your ‘healthspan’ - that is, how long you live healthily, before contracting any age-related illnesses," she writes in her first-person account of her experience.
Brighten Award winner David Markovich shares the personal story behind his innovative idea.
SFGate discussed how Kevin Rose, cofounder of Digg and a handful of other startups, launched an app called Zero to take the guesswork out of daily fasting. The app references the research of Dr. Valter Longo, director of the USC Longevity Institute and a leading expert