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brain alzheimersAlzheimer's and DementiaFeaturedHealth and WellnessMedia AdvisoryMitochondriaResearch
September 20, 2022

Newly discovered protein connected to Alzheimer’s disease risk

A mutation in the small protein SHMOOSE is associated with Alzheimer’s risk and highlights a possible target for treatment.
FeaturedMedia AdvisoryStudents
June 27, 2022

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Awarded $2M for Undergrad Research

NIA grant promotes diversity and participation in the aging research workforce of the future.
AcademicsCareers in AgingFeaturedHealth and WellnessLifespan HealthMedia AdvisoryNutrition
June 24, 2021

USC Launches Three New Nutrition and Dietetics Master’s Degrees

Beginning in the fall of 2021, these innovative programs, offered both online and on campus, will provide students with a flexible approach to gaining expertise for in-demand careers in areas of food service management, dietetics, and nutrition across the lifespan.
15th Annual Caregivers Are Learning More (C.A.L.M.) Conference & Resource Fair on November 1, 2014 photographed by Gennia Cui of Creative Core, LLCCaregivingMedia Advisory
November 18, 2020

20th Annual Caregivers Are Learning More (CALM) Conference goes virtual

"Project Reveal: Celebrating the Caregiver in You" will discuss issues facing caregivers and focus on how family caregivers can celebrate themselves by taking time for respite activities.
concept illustration of caring for lonely older adultCaregivingCOVID-19FeaturedHealth and WellnessMedia Advisory
November 6, 2020

The Loneliness Epidemic and COVID-19

Using technology and engaging the senses can help us tackle loneliness among older adults, say USC experts.
FeaturedMedia Advisory
March 11, 2020

Addressing Social Isolation

USC gerontology experts have tips for how you can help older adults practice social distancing but still feel in touch.
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