University Professor Caleb Finch is helping us understand the relationships between aging, our genes and our environment through his studies of ancient mummies and premodern societies.
Category: Aging is Happening
The killifish have come to USC, and they might just have the answers to holding back aging.
A fasting-mimicking diet could spur cellular repair and improve health, says USC Leonard Davis Professor Valter Longo.
Experts from across USC present the latest science while addressing harmful myths during the 10th annual What’s Hot in Aging Research event.
“I think of what I do as really trying to quantify the aging process,” says 2015 PhD in Gerontology graduate Morgan Levine.
New research reinforces the value of designing to maximize natural light, especially for aging adults with a variety of health issues, say USC architecture and gerontology experts.
Coauthored by USC Leonard Davis Associate Professor Mireille Jacobson, the study is the first to systematically analyze the consequences of cancer drug shortages nationwide.
The inaugural episode of the USC Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast features celebrated demographer and USC University Professor Eileen Crimmins, who discusses trends in the average American life expectancy.
Clinical trial shows reduction of inflammation in humans; fasting-mimicking diet appears to reverse Crohn’s and colitis pathology in mice.
The study by Assistant Professor Jessica Ho is the first to demonstrate that the drug overdose epidemic is contributing to the widening gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries.