Archive: November 2012

Fighting On!

The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology took center stage at the 65th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), held this year in San Diego. As always, the field’s preeminent conference provided multiple opportunities for USC Leonard Davis students, faculty and

What’s Your Number?

Sorry Los Angeles—you lost to Provo-Orem, Utah (#1), Des Moines, IA (#6) and Toledo, Ohio (#8). In the first-ever “Best Cities for Successful Aging” ranking report, the City of Angels finished a less-than-heavenly #30. Compiled by the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the

Pike promoted to full professor

Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, announced this week that longtime researcher Christian Pike, PhD, was promoted from associate to full professor. A biogerontologist with a joint appointment in neuroscience, Pike focuses his research on Alzheimer’s disease, specifically the role sex steroid