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In an op-ed for TheHill.com, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions Head Andy Sieg and USAgainstAlzheimer’s Chairman and Co-Founder George Vradenburg say “social impact investing” can fund innovation and progress in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. [Continue Reading..]
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.
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.
As the Baby Boomer population ages, the annual cost of Alzheimer’s disease treatment in the U.S. is expected to nearly quintuple to $1.5 trillion each year, according to a study by Julie Zissimopoulos and Patricia St. Clair of the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and Eileen Crimmins of the USC Davis School of Gerontology. [Continue Reading...]