The Copernicus Medal is the highest award of the University of Ferrara, Italy.
Archive: June 2022
NIA grant promotes diversity and participation in the aging research workforce of the future.
Patients with advance directives more likely to choose comfort over aggressive care at end of life, according to new USC study.
New York Times featured commentary from Caleb Finch on new studies that appear to show extremely slow aging in cold-blooded animals such as tortoises. While the mortality risk in long-living turtles and tortoises remained stagnant over the decades, they haven’t obtained eternal youth according to
University Professor Caleb Finch discusses the wide spectrum of aging rates in the animal kingdom and what it could mean for human aging study.
New York Times featured a study by Eric Klopack and Eileen Crimmins on how exposure to social stress can speed up the aging of the immune system. Klopack also discussed the study in a column for the Conversation. “Less aged immune systems are better able to
Senior Housing News featured new senior living operator Empower Living, led by CEO and USC Leonard Davis graduate Mark Reisman. Reisman, who earned his Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality in May, is part of “a new class of leaders in the senior living
Traumatic life events, discrimination, job strain all prematurely weaken body’s mix of immune cells, making us more vulnerable to illness.
Instructional Associate Professor Paul Nash, currently taking part in the 2022 AIDS/LifeCycle bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, discussed the challenges faced by older LGBTQ+ individuals in an episode of Lessons in Lifespan Health.
U.S. News & World Report featured Theresa Andrasfay and her research on COVID-19 Latino deaths, which showed a three-year drop in life expectancy. “A three-year reduction in life expectancy is huge in historical terms. We usually have not seen reductions this large except during times