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.
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.
A recent analysis of nearly 200,000 researchers – roughly the top 2% of the world’s scientists – has shown several USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology faculty members to be among the most highly cited investigators on the planet.
Terrie Moffitt of Duke University delivers the 2021 Esther and Isadore Kesten Memorial Lecture.