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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.

Global Consortium for Reproductive Longevity & Equality Announces First Grant Recipients

22 Researchers Selected to Receive $7.4 million in Grant Funding to Advance the Field of Reproductive Aging

Researchers outline strategy for testing ketone bodies against COVID-19, other respiratory infections

Review in Med highlights the role of geroscience in the fight against this and future pandemics.

What the experts are saying: Part 3 of our biggest takeaways from our COVID-19 webinars

Who’s at risk and how should they protect themselves?

“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

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and The Buck Institute for Research on Aging Win $4.6 Million NIA Grant

Prestigious award establishes the USC-Buck Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging.

New tools will enhance the specificity of imaging in the mouse brain

Researchers image neural circuits by targeting the cell body using ribosome tethering

Eat less and live a long healthy life? Study shows “not in all cases”

Results from research involving 160 genetically distinct strains of fruit flies give insight into what will likely happen in humans using dietary restriction to add extra years (and extra health) to life.
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Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom through 2020.
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A fantastic interview with @EricVerdin CEO @BuckInstitute conducted as part of the #Longevity Trends Report 2020 - mid year update.
https://bit.ly/2XU3Tev
#healthspan #aging

What's science and what's science fiction? Aging research is at an inflection point and it's hard to tell. This article in @RobbReport is a fun overview of how scientists like @Ericverdin and others are thinking about it. https://robbreport.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/silicon-valleys-tech-elite-is-investing-billions-to-live-longer-2936782/

Today we awarded $7.4M in grant funding to accelerate research on female reproductive aging. Congratulations to the 2020 Inaugural Scholars! #reproaging #gcrle @BuckInstitute http://buckinstitute.org/gcrle

The Buck GCRLE has awarded its first round of funding for 22 researchers! They've been selected to receive $7.4 million in grant funding to advance the field of reproductive aging https://www.buckinstitute.org/news/global-consortium-for-reproductive-longevity-equality-announces-first-grant-recipients/ #gcrle

Hot off the Buck blog press! In our 3rd blog of #COVID19 webinar takeaways, get a snapshot of what we know about personal risk factors and therapeutics. https://www.buckinstitute.org/blog/what-the-experts-are-saying-part-3-of-our-biggest-takeaways-from-our-covid-19-webinars/ #livebetterlonger

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