USC and Duke researchers say the framework illustrates how environmental and genetic factors interact.
Study of the locus coeruleus – the “blue spot” – has helped researchers know more about learning, memory and Alzheimer’s disease, says Professor Mara Mather.
USC Leonard Davis faculty members host student researchers from Howard University, UC Davis, and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
As USC Biology of Aging Ph.D student Juan Bravo watched his own parents age, he realized he wanted to do something that would help other older adults cope with age-related illnesses.
Researchers have found that, even when quickly processing a series of images, older adults prioritize positive information.
We have different capacities for facing trauma and adversity, and USC researchers are exploring why.
New projects investigate cognitive screenings for Medicare patients, “jumping genes,” and sex-based health disparities.
Nutrigenomics — the nexus of nutrition, genetics and genomics — is still in its infancy, but USC Leonard Davis faculty member Cary Kreutzer sees vast potential in its ability to help people take control of their health.
The awards enable USC Leonard Davis faculty members Reginald Tucker-Seeley and Marc Vermulst to study the health impacts of financial hardship and the visualization of cellular processes.
University Professor Caleb Finch is helping us understand the relationships between aging, our genes and our environment through his studies of ancient mummies and premodern societies.