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healthy minds and healthy bodies at every age.

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A mission-driven community
of investigators

The Buck is a collective of the world’s top scientists in the field of aging who are sharing their methods and
expertise to find ways to help everyone lead fuller, healthier lives by ending age-related disease.

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Advancing the frontiers
of research on aging

Using cutting-edge science to tackle aging, the #1 risk factor for chronic disease.

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Our mission is to end the threat of age-related disease for this and future generations

We believe it is possible for people to enjoy their lives at 95 as much as they do at 25, and to achieve that, we’re seeking a more comprehensive understanding of the biology of aging itself.

Advancing the frontiers
of aging research

Using cutting-edge science to tackle aging, the #1 risk factor for chronic disease.

The Buck Institute Launches First Human Clinical Trial

Effort marks the first study of ketone body supplementation in healthy older adults; participants will be recruited in Marin County

Brain aging is not one-size-fit-all: Chronological age, biological age and gender affect the shrinkage of different brain areas.

"This work breaks open the black box between aging and neurodegeneration”: Buck Institute associate professor David Furman

Calling all SuperAgers!

New research initiative is aimed at understanding the biology that drives exceptional longevity

“What I want people to know about the Buck is the incredible commitment and excitement that permeates the walls of this institution. We are pushing the frontiers in an area that is going to impact all of humanity. I cannot tell you exactly when this will happen, but I can tell you big discoveries will come out of the Buck.”

Eric Verdin, MD, Buck Institute President and CEO

High Risk/High Reward Grant Funds Development of Smart Drug Delivery System to Treat Multiple Alzheimer’s Pathologies

The Buck’s $2.4 million Transformative Research Award is one of just nine in the nation

The Buck Institute remembers Phyllis Faber: 1928 – 2023

Well-known conservationist played key role in the Buck’s formative years

Buck researchers uncover intriguing connection between diet, eye health and lifespan

Buck researchers uncover an intriguing connection between diet, eye health and lifespan in Drosophila
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Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation

Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom by invitation only.

Bay Area Aging Meeting (BAAM)

Industry event

Impact Circle 2023

Look at what we received from Mateo from the Liberty School District in Petaluma, CA! This made our day! Thank you!! Mateo! Come visit us and meet our scientists!! They'll give you a tour of their labs.

Congrats to all the students presenters who won awards today!! 🏆🏆🏆#buckstudentagingsymposium #bsas2023

We are thrilled and honored to have @DenaDubal at the Buck this morning for our annual BSAS meeting. #buckstudentagingsymposium #bsas2023

Do we have new target to combat frailty? Study in @NatMetabolism points to deficiency in one key enzyme in a lipid biosynthesis pathway as a driver of muscle degeneration. Research involving #PCYT2 took place in human tissue samples, mice and zebrafish.

Study in @LancetLongevity shows declines in dual-task walking performance may be early indicator of accelerated aging. Researchers at @H_SeniorLIfe found decline, which usually kicks in at 55, is caused by changes in underlying brain function

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