During the next decade, “advances in genetic research and big data analytics will enable more personalized — and effective — prescriptions” for disease prevention, says USC Leonard Davis Dean Pinchas Cohen.
Category: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Three USC Leonard Davis alumni discuss upcoming trends and challenges for their communities and the senior living industry.
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.
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