Archive: June 2018

Tracking the dangers of air pollution (Physics World)

Physics World quoted Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School on the far-reaching effects of air pollution on aging. “The negative health consequences associated with air pollution are on a par with obesity,” says Finch. “Essentially it accelerates all age-related health conditions.”

Navigage funds new projects

The Navigage Foundation has awarded $500,000 in grants for aging research at the USC Leonard Davis School. Faculty members Mara Mather, Kelvin Yen and Valter Longo will each receive $100,000 for research focused on heart rate variability and the effects on cognitive function, mitochondrial-derived peptides