Kelvin J. A. Davies, an international expert on free radicals and oxidative stress, was elected as a fellow of Academia Europaea, Europe’s academy of humanities, letters and sciences earlier this year, with the official induction ceremony taking place during the academy's annual conference in Cardiff, Wales June 26-30, 2016.
Faculty at the USC Davis School conduct basic and applied research across multiple disciplines, which provides graduate and postgraduate training in the biological, social, policy and behavioral sciences.
According to a new study, as time becomes more limited, people tend to focus more on their emotional goals, says lead author and Davis School Professor Mara Mather.
Jon Pynoos’ connection with a 73-year-old leads to a life of helping aging adults and people with disabilities.
GERO 493, "Longevity and Death among Ancient and Modern European Populations," provided students a look at ancient and modern cultures in terms of longevity, health behaviors and end of life practices.
A low-calorie fasting-like diet, plus chemotherapy, enables the immune system to recognize and kill skin and breast cancer cells, according to a new study in mice led by Professor Valter Longo. A second study on human patients shows that fasting is safe and may protect against chemotherapy’s side effects.
Inaugural study abroad course held in partnership with IDC Herzliya provided valuable perspectives on aging psychology as well as once-in-a-lifetime experiences, students say.