Aging news & insights from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
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Aging is Happening

June 2019

Professor Christian Pike’s research on sex differences in Alzheimer’s disease could help inform how we might one day prevent and treat it.

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School Launches New M.A. in Medical Gerontology

Applications are being accepted for Fall 2019.
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Helping NFL Players Fuel Up for the Field

Erica Capellino '15, MS '17 plans meals for the LA Chargers with optimum performance in mind.
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Food as Medicine

Dietitian Cary Kreutzer sees vast potential in nutrigenomics' ability to improve health.
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Hanson-Thorell Awards Support New Studies

The awards support studies on financial hardship and visualizing cellular processes.
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In the News

Media Highlights Featuring USC Leonard Davis Experts 

CNN quoted Valter Longo on a study that further ties red meat to a higher risk of early death. 

USA Today quoted Jennifer Ailshire on how our perceptions of aging change as we ourselves age.

Kiplinger included the Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast from the USC Leonard Davis School on its list of podcasts best suited for retirees.

The Point quoted Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving in an article on the benefits of an intergenerational workforce. 

Epoch Times referenced Kelvin J. A. Davies of the USC Leonard Davis School and his term “oxygen paradox” to describe how the molecule is both essential and destructive.

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