Professor Davis School of Gerontology University of Southern California United States
Dr. Kelvin J. A. Davies was educated in England, at the University of Wisconsin, the University of California Berkeley, and Harvard. He is Dean of Faculty, Davis School of Gerontology and Director, Andrus Gerontology Center, USC, and Director, USC Free Radical Institute. Prior to this he was Associate Dean, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Associate Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California. He also held faculty positions at Harvard, Albany Medical College, where he was also John A. Muntz University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Molecular Medicine. He has won numerous awards, medals, and honors, including five honorary doctorates. He has been President, and is now a fellow, of several national and international societies. In 2012 he was made a Knight of the National Order of Merit of France by the French President. He has many publications, books and book chapters, editorials and is acting as Editorial member and reviewer of many journals.
Dr. Kelvin J. A. Davies research interest includes Regulation of gene expression in oxidative stress; degradation of oxidatively damaged proteins by the Proteasome and the mitochondrial Lon protease; adaptive responses to oxidative stress; apoptosis, necrosis, and mitoptosis in oxidative stress; role of oxidative stress, and stress resistance, in the aging process.