Pioneers in the study of the biology of aging

Some 20 years young, we are the world’s first biomedical research institution devoted solely to research on aging. Everything we do revolves around our commitment to helping people live better longer.

Forging new directions in research on aging

The Buck was a pioneer in research on aging, and now we’re a global leader in the field. We opened our doors in 1999, becoming the world’s only research institution singularly focused on the biology of aging, yielding insights into age-related diseases before they start. We hire scientists from a variety of disciplines to attack the problem from all sides because the answers we’re after won’t come from a single field. To enhance our process, we worked with world-renowned architect I.M. Pei to create a campus that literally would not allow our researchers to work in silos.

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.

We're big fans of life

That’s why the one and only priority of the Buck’s leadership is to support Buck science. We are at a critical inflection point in research on aging when fundamental biological discoveries are poised to become clinical realities. We believe the age of better aging starts now, and we are thrilled to be a part of it.

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excitement

There’s always something happening at the Buck. We welcome the opportunity to share what we do because our work is important to everyone. Take in a lecture, go on a tour, or get some tips on healthy aging.

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