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The Buck is a collective of the world’s top scientists in the field of aging who are sharing their methods and
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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.

NIH Renews Training Grant for $3.9 Million

Administered by the Buck Institute, the T32 program has trained 110 postdoctoral scientists over the past 25 years...

Three years after a global shut down, Buck CEO Eric Verdin weighs in on Covid-19 and the aging immune system

Understanding aging is the key to uncovering treatments

Working on a work-around to repair some of the memory damage from Alzheimer’s

The Tracy lab focuses on the KIBRA protein

“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

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 expert Ashley Webb, PhD joins Buck faculty

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging announces that Ashley Webb, PhD, will join its faculty as an associate professor on August 1, 2023...

Retinal scans: A non-invasive, inexpensive method to track human aging

Pankaj Kapahi and Kenny Wilson publish a study in eLife that supports the notion that the eye is a “window to aging”.
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