Category: In the News
USC Leonard Davis School Faculty Win Grants to Explore New Ways to Improve Health
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology announces that Longevity Institute’s Kelvin Yen was awarded the 2017 Hanson-Thorell Family Research Scholarship.
USC Leonard Davis School Innovators Honored by USC Stevens Center
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology announced that the USC Stevens Center awarded Longevity Institute’s Valter Longo. “We are very happy to have been able to make a series of discoveries that resulted in issued patents, particularly since they represent some of the first patents related
Pinchas Cohen is on the panel, “Will You Live to a Healthy 100,” at the Milken Institute 2017 Global Conference
This Milken Institute panel explored the pioneering discoveries bringing us closer to healthy aging.
Grand Challenges: Aging @ Nature Podcast
Longevity Institute’s Sean Curran discusses the aging process and the major challenges to be solved so we can live healthily and well on Nature Podcast.
Eileen Crimmins signs National Academy of Sciences registry of membership
The National Academy of Sciences presented Longevity Institute’s Eileen Crimmins as a member in 2017.
Kelvin Davies named Honorary Distinguished Professor of King’s College
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology announced this achievement by Longevity Institute’s Kelvin Davies.
Fasting diet ‘regenerates diabetic pancreas’
BBC News cited this conclusion reached by Longevity Institute’s Valter Longo.
Five-day Fasting Diet Could Fight Disease, Slow Aging
Science Magazine referenced this diet, originally created by Longevity Institute’s Valter Longo and his colleagues. New clinical trial reveals that cutting back on food for just 5 days a month could help prevent or treat age-related illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children
ScienceDaily referred to an air pollution study by Longevity Institute’s Michael I. Goran. “‘Exposure to heightened air pollution during childhood increases the risk for Hispanic children to become obese and, independent of that, to also develop Type 2 diabetes,’ said Michael Goran, co-director of the Diabetes