Research Assistant Professors T. Em Arpawong and Sebastian Brandhorst will each receive $25,000 in funding for one-year pilot projects.
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
While many diets have been studied for effectiveness in preventing obesity and heart disease in both mice and humans, research on the effects and benefits of short, periodic cycles of fasting on obesity and heart health are lacking.
The Maximizing Investigators' Research Award directly supports scientists, providing stability, flexibility and more opportunities for breakthroughs.
Mitochondrial peptide MOTS-c regulates the immune system and prevents the self-destruction of cells that create insulin, according to a new study in mice.
USC faculty co-edit publication examining impacts of social and economic factors across the life course.
“Even among a population of Medicaid patients who are similarly economically disadvantaged, Latinos are shouldering an unfair burden of this deadly pandemic,” said study co-author Mireille Jacobson.
How short-lived neutrophils respond to pathogens appears to vary greatly between the sexes and with age, says Bérénice Benayoun.
USC-Buck Geroscience Training Program in the Biology of Aging funds pre- and postdoctoral researchers at the USC Leonard Davis School.
In the US, COVID-19 reduced overall life expectancy by over 1.3 years, with the effects on Black and Latino populations 2 to 3 times those for the White population, says postdoctoral scholar Theresa Andrasfay.