To mark the United Nations-created holiday, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology led campus-wide events raising awareness of the opportunities and challenges related to our aging society.
Category: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Study of the locus coeruleus – the “blue spot” – has helped researchers know more about learning, memory and Alzheimer’s disease, says Professor Mara Mather.
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 School Dean Pinchas Cohen addresses key audience in Tokyo.
Professor Christian Pike’s research on sex differences in Alzheimer’s disease could help inform how we might one day prevent and treat it.
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.
Assistant Professor Andrei Irimia explores why some people who suffer a traumatic brain injury face an increased risk of dementia while others don't.
Brendan Miller is a neuroscience PhD student in the Cohen Lab. Miller, who recently earned a Young Investigator Award from Alzheimer’s Los Angeles (ALZLA), spoke to us about his research studying mitochondrial mutations in Alzheimer’s disease. Q: What are you hoping to discover? A: We
New research from USC has uncovered a previously unknown genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
A new NIA program grant awarded to USC researchers focuses on understanding air pollution’s effects on the brain.