Research Assistant Professors T. Em Arpawong and Sebastian Brandhorst will each receive $25,000 in funding for one-year pilot projects.
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
Lisa Wong ’89, and her sister, Linda Wong, recently created an endowed research fund dedicated to the biology of aging and a better understanding of the diseases of aging.
Kathleen Gilmore, one of the newest members of the USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors, recently helped create a research fund dedicated to the study of the biology of aging.
A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney.
Ross W. Cortese, a former fruit seller-turned real estate developer, is remembered as a builder who helped shape the future of retirement living and education by laying foundations for Leisure World and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology has been a recipient of Keith Renken’s support through the establishment of a scholarship fund, the Renken Family Scholarship, as well as his leadership as former chair of the school’s Board of Councilors.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Dean Pinchas Cohen presented Mei-Lee Ney with the Dean’s Medallion at the school’s Scholars and Benefactors luncheon on October 18.