Meet the life sciences, physical sciences and mathematics faculty joining USC Dornsife this fall. [3½ min read]
A USC Dornsife study comparing people with diabetes, prediabetes and normal blood sugar finds that diabetes, left untreated, could mean a higher likelihood of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. [2¼ min read]
USC researchers issue a call to scientists to help them create the first comprehensive model of a cell that is central to diabetes, the pancreatic beta cell.
Periodic cycles of fasting appear to reprogram pancreatic cells and restore insulin production, according to research led by Valter Longo of gerontology and biological sciences.
A randomized trial shows cycles of a five-day fasting diet developed by Valter Longo of biological sciences and gerontology safely reduces risk factors for age-related diseases and results in loss of body fat.
At USC’s Translational Imaging Center, Scott Fraser and Jeff Fingler develop a new method that could help save diabetes patients from diabetic retinopathy.
In a new USC Dornsife study, sugar consumption led to memory problems and brain inflammation in adolescent rats.
USC Dornsife’s Casey Donovan, Alan Watts and their team publish two papers in the leading journal Diabetes on their groundbreaking research into hypoglycemia detection.
Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking, according to a new study led by Valter Longo, biological sciences professor at USC Dornsife.