The university selectively awards the Distinguished Professor title to those whose accomplishments have brought special renown to USC.
Foundation grants support newly published research at the intersection of stress responses, aging and cellular structure and function.
Teal Eich, assistant professor of gerontology and psychology, recently received research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Alzheimer’s Association for her investigation into the role of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in Alzheimer’s disease.
Pilot grants support researchers looking into whether the composition of our diets and the amount of food we eat can impact heart and brain health as we age.
$8.5 million renewal supports the Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center, and program for Persian/Farsi-speaking caregivers is recognized by Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging.
The Copernicus Medal is the highest award of the University of Ferrara, Italy.
2011 PhD in Gerontology graduate will research the role of social workers in evaluating older adults’ capacity to make decisions.
The prestigious honorary society recognizes exceptional individuals from academia, the arts, industry, public policy, and research and engages them in addressing significant global and national challenges.
The annual award honors a faculty member who provides exemplary guidance and support for other USC faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students.
Ammar Dharani researches the structural and connectivity changes following traumatic brain injury.