As recipients of the 2023 Hanson-Thorell Family Research Awards, Assistant Professors Teal Eich and Ryo Sanabria each received $25,000 for one-year pilot projects to explore these important areas in aging research.
Josh Senior, a GEMSTEM scholar in Mara Mather’s Emotion and Cognition Lab earned second place in the Life Sciences category at the USC Undergraduate Symposium.
USC Leonard Davis School Associate Professor Jennifer Ailshire has been awarded the 2023 Provost Mentoring Award, which recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding mentorship to USC faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students.
Bérénice Benayoun, assistant professor of gerontology at the USC Leonard Davis School, received a $200,000 grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI).
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.