Archive: May 2015

What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC?

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology experts give an in-depth look into the past, present, and future of aging discovery and development during the 6th annual What’s Hot in Aging at USC Symposium at the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center on April 20, 2015.[Continue Reading...]

How Can We Make Longer Lives Healthier Lives?

Dean Pinchas Cohen discusses extending the human healthspan, personalized aging, and cost effectiveness of prevention during a panel moderated by Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chairman and USC Davis Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving at the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference. [Continue Reading...]

“The Upside of Aging” at 2015 Aging in America Conference

Paul Irving, Milken Institute President and USC Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Davis School Dean Pinchas Cohen; and Fernando Torres-Gil, Director for Policy Research on Aging at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, discussed Irving's new book, "The Upside of Aging," at the 2015 Aging in America Conference.

Dr. Linda Fried Delivers 2015 Kesten Memorial Lecture

Rather than being a vague descriptor, frailty in older adults could be thought of as a clinical syndrome characterized by distinct physiological events, according to Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda Fried. Fried made the assertion during the 2015 Kesten Memorial Lecture

Kelvin Davies Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Kelvin J. A. Davies was recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Scientists are elected to the Royal Society of Medicine following nomination and committee review. An elite group of