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May 8, 2017
Dr. Kelvin Yen awarded the 2017 Hanson-Thorell Family Research Scholarships

May 3, 2017
Drs. Valter Longo, Roberta Buono and Sebastian Brandhorst receive Commercialization Awards from USC Stevens Center for Innovation.

May 1, 2017
Pinchas Cohen is on the panel,  "Will You Live to a Healthy 100", that explore the pioneering discoveries bringing us closer to healthy aging at the Milken Institute 2017 Global Conference.

May 1, 2017
Grand Challenges: Aging @ Nature Podcast
Dr. Sean Curran discusses the ageing process and the major challenges to be solved so we can live healthily and well

April 29, 2017
Eileen Crimmins signs National Academy of Sciences registry of membership.

April 7, 2017
Kelvin Davies named Honorary Distinguished Professor of King’s College, London University.

February 24, 2017
Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'
The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet.

February 15, 2017
Five-day Fasting Diet Could Fight Disease, Slow Aging
New clinical trial reveals that cutting back on food for just 5 days a month could help prevent or treat age-related illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

February 7, 2017
Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children.

January 26, 2017
The Polluted Brain
Evidence builds that dirty air causes Alzheimer’s, dementia.

January 25, 2017
Growth-stunting gene may spare people from dementia
The genetic mutation, which causes Laron syndrome, seems to be protective against age-dependent cognitive decline.

December 8, 2016
Male vs. female stress responses may explain sex differences in diseases.

November 10, 2017
Frankfurt, Germany Valter Longo receives 2016 Friedrich Merz Guest Professorship.

​November 4, 2016
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Mara Mather talks at the EMBL conference on "The Past in the Present - The Making of Memories".

September 12, 2016
Human kidney progenitors isolated, offering new clues to cell renewal.

April 13, 2016
Newly discovered proteins may protect against age-related illnesses.

February 4, 2016
Gene protects women from heart disease.

Fall 2017, School of Gerontology
Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series

Aug 23, 2017, 12-1pm, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
DNA damage response in aging and a novel role for non-coding RNA
Fabrizio d'Adda di Fagagna, PhD
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM) Foundation, Milan, Italy
Molecular Genetic Institute (IGM), Pavia, Italy

April 19, 2017, School of Gerontology
What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC
Aging and the Environment

Jan 14, 2016, 11-12am, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
Advances at the Edge of Aging Biology and Geroscience
Felipe Sierra, PhD
Director of the Division of Aging Biology
National Institute on Aging, NIH

Mar 9, 2015, 12-1pm, GERO 224, USC Longevity Institute
The effects of short-term fasting on tolerance to (neo) adjuvant chemotherapy in HER2 negative breast cancer patients
Judith Kroep MD, PhD
Leiden University Medical Center

Dietary Restriction as an Adjunct to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for HER2negative Breast Cancer
Stefanie de Groot MD
Leiden University Medical Center

Feb 5, 2014, 12-1pm, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
SomaScan: A unique high content proteomics platform for biomarker discovery and development
Gordon Vansant, PhD
SomaLogic

Dec 17, 2013 - 12-1pm, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
A Radical  Exercise-Based "Cure" for Diabetes Type II and Centripetal Obesity
Robert Huizenga, PhD
UCLA

December 17, 2013, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
A Radical Exercise-Based "Cure" for Diabetes Type II and Centripetal Obesity
Robert Huizenga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCLA

October 30, 2013, GER 224, USC Longevity Institute
VSELs in tissue organ rejuvenation
A novel view on aging and cancerogenesis
Mariusz Ratajczak, M.D.,Ph.D., D.Sci
University of Louisville

October 08, 2013, Erice, Sicily, Italy
Interventions to Slow Aging in Humans: Are We Ready?
Workshop @ Erice, Sicily, Italy

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