Newsweek featured research by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School that found college-educated Americans live longer without dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers found a college education was a strong indicator of more years spent with a healthy mind. “This association between the
Archive: April 2018
The Wall Street Journal published commentary by Paul Irving of the USC Leonard Davis School about the rise of loneliness for older adults and how it is a growing public health issue. “By recognizing the magnitude of the loneliness epidemic, confronting the realities and developing
Inside Higher Ed featured two research studies by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Davis School and Julie Zissimopoulos of the USC Schaeffer Center – who worked on the second study with Crimmins – that found college-educated Americans live longer without dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and
Three USC Leonard Davis undergraduate students were recently recognized for their scientific achievements at the 20th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work on April 11. Sandhyarani (Sandhya) Gullapalli, mentored by Patrick Sun, PhD, of the Davies Lab, earned second place in the category of
Related study shows the importance of discovering how to delay the onset of dementia; otherwise, more people will end up living longer with the debilitating condition.
Marketwatch quoted Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on how different genders define self-worth during aging.
Laura Trejo '82, MSG/MPA '86 listens and communicates across disciplines and cultures as general manager of the L.A. Department of Aging.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Valter Longo, expert on dietary restriction and regeneration, leads team of USC and Harvard researchers looking to slow aging and prevent disease.
"Quiet Heroes - Over Eighty," a new exhibit in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology's Sophie Davis Gallery by photographer and USC alumnus Barry Shaffer, provides universal life lessons from older Los Angeles immigrants and people of color.
Time quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the cause of inflammation in the human body. “In disease states, the good inflammation becomes chronic, or at least dysfunctional,” Longo said.