With a rapidly aging population in need of support, "professionals who can develop sound solutions and policies will be critical and in demand," says Sahar Edalati MS '13, associate executive director for The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights in New York.
Jessica Y. Ho will explore the impact of the opioid epidemic on older adults, and Andrei Irimia will examine risk of cognitive decline after concussions.
Having greater amounts of the peptide humanin is closely correlated with longer lives and better health in both animals and humans, including lower risk for Alzheimer’s.
Assistant Professor Bérénice Benayoun named to Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, which includes a four-year research grant for her project investigating sex differences in aging.
In solidarity with colleagues calling for change, and in support of this global movement, on Wednesday, June 10, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will participate in the #ShutDownStem #ShutDownAcademia strike.
Understanding the rate of mutation in the virus’ genes could help create a more widely effective vaccine, says Assistant Professor Marc Vermulst.
We invite you to read Dean Pinchas Cohen's June 1 message to the USC Leonard Davis School community.
USC Student Gerontology Association raises funds for Project Angel Food, a nonprofit which cooks and delivers meals to those living with serious illnesses.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Sean Curran was awarded the 2020 Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research from the American Federation for Aging Research.
Galdamez says his years at the Leonard Davis School have provided him with many incredible experiences both inside and outside of the classroom, including opportunities to travel and engage in policymaking and foundation work.