Faculty

Comprised of some of the world’s most talented minds in gerontology, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology faculty is a group of intensely talented and passionate researchers and educators. Our faculty members include both the visionaries who pioneered modern aging study and the up-and-coming investigators who take gerontology research and service in exciting new directions.

Joint Appointees
  • Enrique Cadenas, M.D., Ph.D.

    Holder of Charles Krown/Pharmacy Alumni Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology at School of Pharmacy, Professor of Biochemistry at Keck School of Medicine

  • Michael R. Lieber, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor Department of Pathology, USC Keck School of Medicine (secondary appointments in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, in Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, and in Biological Sciences)

  • Lucio Comai, Ph.D.

    Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Director of the Hastings Foundation and Wright Foundation BSL3 Laboratory, Member of the Institute for Genetic Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine

  • Michael A. Bonaguidi, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, and Eli and Edyth Broad CIRM Center; Associate Member, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute; Department of Biomedical Engineering (by courtesy)

  • Steven Finkel, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biological Sciences (Molecular & Computational Biology), USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

  • Ralf Langen, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USC Keck School of Medicine, and Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

  • Myron Goodman, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biological Sciences (Molecular & Computational Biology) and Director of the Molecular & Computational Biology Program at USC, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

  • Kurt Hong MD, Ph.D., FACN

    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine