Donna Benton, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, says national attention to the needs of family caregivers is long overdue.
Professor Ed Schneider shines light on the importance of mindfulness and positive mental health for older adults.
A USC-led team of international scientists found that a one-two punch of a fasting diet with hormone therapy may enhance the effects of breast cancer treatment in small clinical trials and mouse studies.
Prestigious award establishes the USC-Buck Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging.
In this brief video, Dean Pinchas Cohen explains that the response to vaccines is sometimes very ineffective in older adults and is an area of research that will need to be addressed in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.
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.