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Working to create a world where everyone can have
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.

Buck-Founded Aeovian Pharmaceuticals doses first participants in Phase I trial

Aeovian also raises $50M to advance novel science

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Buck Scientists Discover a Potential Way to Repair Synapses Damaged in Alzheimer’s Disease

Boosting the KIBRA protein reversed memory impairment in mouse model of Alzhheimer’s despite the presence of toxic tau.

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Targeting aging is good for the economy

Buck president and chief executive officer weighs in on recent financial analysis   It turns out that figuring out how to slow the aging process is not only good for our collective health but our collective wallets as well...

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“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

Buck Scientists Identify How Dietary Restriction Slows Brain Aging & Increases Lifespan

The mechanism provides potential therapeutic targets to slow aging and age-related neurodegenerative diseases

The Buck Institute and Phenome Health Announce Major Strategic Partnership

Famed Scientist Lee Hood will co-direct the Center for Phenomic Health at the Buck

Buck Institute Receives $21 Million Hevolution Foundation Grant

Multi-year Partnership Targeting Therapeutic Interventions in Aging
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Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation

The James A. Aleveras Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom by invitation only.

Docent-led Buck Tour

Live Better Longer Community Seminar Series

Seminar #2 on May 1, 2024: What Outer Space Can Teach Us About Aging
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