Jan 162015
 
Faith and Service

As a student in the Master of Arts in Gerontology Program at the USC Davis School of Gerontology, Victor Hudson has merged his experience as a clergyman with his passion for gerontology, studying hospice care in order to help ill and older individuals and their families. The entries on Victor Hudson’s résumé are incredibly diverse, [Continue Reading...]

Jan 162015
 
A Control Knob For Fat?

A protein that makes other proteins also regulates fat levels in worms, and may do so in humans, according to a study led by Sean Curran, assistant professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology. Like a smart sensor that adjusts the lighting in each room and a home’s overall temperature, a protein that governs [Continue Reading...]

Dec 042014
 
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USC Davis Faculty and Student Researchers Present at GSA Meeting

More than 50 USC Davis School of Gerontology faculty members and students presented research at the 2014 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting held November 5-9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. From poster presentations to awards, all facets of the school’s impressive scientific investigations were on display.

Nov 262014
 
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Kelvin Davies Honored by Asian Universities

Professor Kelvin Davies, the James E. Birren Chair in Gerontology, Dean of Faculty and Research, and Director of the Andrus Gerontology Center at the USC Davis School of Gerontology, was recently recognized with an honorary doctorate from Guangzhou University and honorary professorships from the University of Hong Kong and Shenzhen Clinical Medical College.