USC Leonard Davis School proposals receive funds to develop a mouse model of menopause and to study how the body’s microbiome affects reproductive function with age.
Category: Honors and Awards
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.
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.
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.
Catherine Pérez Garcia PhD ’20, a first-generation college student, will continue her research on health disparities in minority populations as assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Postdoctoral researcher Priya Rangan will travel to Italy and investigate the links between the gut microbiome and prostate cancer.
Congratulations to the award winners from the USC Leonard Davis School.
The Scholars and Benefactors Luncheon is an annual event recognizing the donor support that makes scholarships and other important school initiatives possible.
The Genetics Society of America and the Gruber Foundation have awarded Assistant Professor Bérénice Benayoun the 2019 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award for her research in genetics.
New projects investigate cognitive screenings for Medicare patients, “jumping genes,” and sex-based health disparities.