USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Assistant Professor Jessica Ho wants to know why Americans live shorter lives, on average, than people living in other high-income countries.
A collaboration with the USC Leonard Davis School provides gerontology training to students of the Yamano Beauty College in Tokyo.
Economic development and health care reform may explain why older adults living on the island are less likely to report having heart disease, lung disease and cancer than mainland U.S. seniors.
Bérénice Benayoun explores the role of epigenetics—the ways that genes turn “off” or “on”—in the process of aging.
The two winning student projects explored how caregivers were more vulnerable to the Great Recession and how male and female flies differ in their responses to oxidative stress.
Two recent awards both recognize Professor Kelvin Davies of the USC Davis School of Gerontology for a lifetime of scientific achievement.
Cities can take concrete steps to address disparities in how safely and healthfully its residents age, writes USC Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chair Paul Irving in a column for Forbes/Next Avenue.
Could a healthy diet spare people who have an Alzheimer's gene from developing the disease? USC Davi School researchers suggest the issue deserves further study since they found mice carrying a genetic risk factor for the disease quickly developed brain plaques after 12 weeks on a poor diet.
New USC Davis faculty member and 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow Reginald Tucker-Seeley looks beyond simple income measures to find out how individuals’ finance-related feelings and behaviors affect disparities in physical and mental health.
USC Davis School Assistant Professor Andrei Irimia leads new research on traumatic brain injury diagnosis, treatment and connections to diseases such as Alzheimer’s with a new National Institutes of Health-supported residency and a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.