“Even among a population of Medicaid patients who are similarly economically disadvantaged, Latinos are shouldering an unfair burden of this deadly pandemic,” said study co-author Mireille Jacobson.
How short-lived neutrophils respond to pathogens appears to vary greatly between the sexes and with age, says Bérénice Benayoun.
The distinguished honor is given for outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological research.
USC-Buck Geroscience Training Program in the Biology of Aging funds pre- and postdoctoral researchers at the USC Leonard Davis School.
The Population Association of America Irene B. Taeuber Award recognizes innovative contributions to the scientific study of population.
Here’s just some of what we’ve learned by listening to Lessons in Lifespan Health, the podcast produced by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
Professor Paul Nash recently joined our Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast to talk about intersectionality, LGBTQ+ issues and the health impacts of ageism.
Beginning in the fall of 2021, these innovative programs, offered both online and on campus, will provide students with a flexible approach to gaining expertise for in-demand careers in areas of food service management, dietetics, and nutrition across the lifespan.
In the US, COVID-19 reduced overall life expectancy by over 1.3 years, with the effects on Black and Latino populations 2 to 3 times those for the White population, says postdoctoral scholar Theresa Andrasfay.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.