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.”
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USC Leonard Davis School professors share their mind advice
The award recognizes Finch's achievements as an Alzheimer’s neurologist and professor and notes how he has, “combined anthropology and molecular biology in his approach to aging, showing the fruitfulness of the dialogue between the hard sciences and human and social sciences.”
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
USC’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology has been ranked the #1 Gerontology Master’s program in the country.
Inverse interviewed Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School on the plausibility of Westworld characters’ cowboy hats having cognitive scanning abilities. Mather states that the show creates a sci-fi scenario that’s “not implausible” and are “a natural extension of what we have today.” “Currently,
In honor of Alzheimer's Brain & Awareness Month, here are five healthy habits that may help you retain a sharp, healthy brain and reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology mourns the loss of Bruce Blomstrom, a member of the Board of Councilors.
After age 65, men and women spend more than a dozen years in good cognitive health, on average. And over the past decade, that time span has been expanding.
USC experts provide insights about this important issue.