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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 researchers explore how the immune system goes awry during space travel and the implications for human aging on Earth

Findings provide insight into interventions to maintain normal immunity in space and during aging on the ground

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Health AI Expert Nathan Price Joins Buck Faculty

Price will also co-direct the Center for Human Healthspan

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Space Medicine at the Buck

Where the science of aging and the science of spaceflight intersect

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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

How the Ketogenic Diet Improves Healthspan and Memory in Aging Mice

The insight into mechanisms provides new targets for improving memory that may not even require a ketogenic diet

Hevolution Foundation funds promising pre-clinical studies at the Buck Institute

Buck Assistant Professor John Newman, MD, PhD, received more than $2.9 million

The Vicious Cycle of Protein Clumping in Alzheimer’s Disease and Normal Aging

Buck researchers uncover connections and suggestions for interventions to improve both
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Here’s what’s happening

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

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11AM

Live Better Longer Community Seminar Series

Seminar #5: Want the best medical care? Then learn how to be your own advocate

Cellular Senescence: The Road to Immortality

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You don’t have to be a scientist to make an important contribution to research on aging. We rely on donations to support the science that we believe will add years to people’s lifespan and decades to their healthspan.

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