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.
The killifish have come to USC, and they might just have the answers to holding back aging.
A fasting-mimicking diet could spur cellular repair and improve health, says USC Leonard Davis Professor Valter Longo.
Experts from across USC present the latest science while addressing harmful myths during the 10th annual What’s Hot in Aging Research event.
“I think of what I do as really trying to quantify the aging process,” says 2015 PhD in Gerontology graduate Morgan Levine.
New research reinforces the value of designing to maximize natural light, especially for aging adults with a variety of health issues, say USC architecture and gerontology experts.
Coauthored by USC Leonard Davis Associate Professor Mireille Jacobson, the study is the first to systematically analyze the consequences of cancer drug shortages nationwide.