KPCC-FM featured research from Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School on how environmental factors interact with genetic factors to increase or reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease. “Nobody had pulled this together, and that’s what our contribution is: to get people to recognize and
Archive: September 2019
During National Suicide Prevention Week, Professor Elizabeth Zelinski discusses the need for better mental health supports for older adults.
NBC Los Angeles featured research from Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School on how environmental factors interact with genetic factors to increase or reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease. “We propose a new approach to comprehensively assess the multiple brain-body interactions that contribute to
USC and Duke researchers say the framework illustrates how environmental and genetic factors interact.
Vice quoted Elizabeth Zelinski of the USC Leonard Davis School on the correlation between age and mental skills, and how cognition should be assessed along with other routine health matters during presidential physicals.
Study of the locus coeruleus – the “blue spot” – has helped researchers know more about learning, memory and Alzheimer’s disease, says Professor Mara Mather.
Fast Company cited a study from the USC Emotion and Cognition Lab on how men tend to take more risks under stress, while female risk-taking under pressure decreases.
Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, joins a group of civic leaders who will help to develop components of California's Master Plan for Aging.
USC Leonard Davis faculty members host student researchers from Howard University, UC Davis, and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.