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Time to improve your health: focusing on circadian rhythms

Your internal clock controls a lot...
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Stay Positive and Stay 6 Feet Apart

In Dr. Newman's 3rd blog, he shares his advice for staying healthy and engaged as things open back up
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No Cough, No Problem? Medication Concerns and COVID-19 Symptoms in Older Adults

In his 2nd blog, Dr. Newman discusses unique medical concerns for older adults in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Faculty Guest Blog: Delirium and COVID-19

Dr. Newman tackles the issue of rising cases of delirium during the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Boosting Immunity: A good practice anytime

Our CEO Eric Verdin discusses evidence-based way to boost the immune system, now and for the future
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COVID-19 and the Aging Immune System

Our CEO Eric Verdin provides an overview of the immune system and how COVID-19 might be taking advantage of aging immune systems
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Naked Mole-Rats: Live Slow, Die Old

Naked mole-rats have unusual biology, like cancer resistance, that presents a unique opportunity for aging researchers to uncover their secrets.
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When does “healthy” turn to “healthy aging”?

Eric discusses new data showing that healthy habits in midlife return outsize benefits in the later years
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Ow-steoporosis: New research directions for a common condition

Read our latest blog post for info on how scientists are looking into ways to build bone health
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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation
Ongoing

Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom through 2020.
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Ongoing

WEBINAR SERIES: Conversations at the Buck, The COVID-19 Pandemic

Model Organism Camp

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Buck Research Immersion Program

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Hot off the Buck blog press: Don't read this blog too close to bedtime: Buck/USC grad student @TimoninaDaria wrote all about circadian rhythms and it will make you too excited to sleep. https://www.buckinstitute.org/blog/time-to-improve-your-health-focusing-on-circadian-rhythms/

Congrats to @BuckInstitute faculty member @jenngarrison as a featured member (and alum) of the ARCS Foundation!

What does a #senescent cell spit out? Depends. Which we know b/c of SASP Atlas from the @birgits61642917 & Campisi labs! This great explainer from @GENbio is a chance for all the quadrupole time-of-flight Sciex TripleTOF 6600 and 5600 mega-fans to geek out https://www.genengnews.com/commentary/point-of-view/clues-to-healthier-aging-in-cellular-senescence/

Buck COVID-19 Webinar (tomorrow!): Please join us again tomorrow at 11am PT (2pm ET) for a live conversation with Susan Desmond Hellmann, MD, MPH, Former Chief Executive Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ask your question: https://buck2020.extendedsession.com/

Why is #COVID19 so deadly to elders?

The adaptive response weakens w/ age because there’s a decline in the number, activity & diversity of T cells.

The innate response has the opposite problem. As it ages, it causes chronic low-grade #inflammation.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/07/05/why-is-covid-19-so-deadly-to-elders/?utm_email=1474A431C5A6A45994B452AEB5&g2i_eui=tXyJQp%2flL6uwmV2kwVrG5n%2f9yectOvXP&g2i_source=newsletter&g2i_campaign=bang_morning_report_pref38-57&utm_source=listrak&utm_medium=email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.mercurynews.com%2f2020%2f07%2f05%2fwhy-is-covid-19-so-deadly-to-elders%2f&utm_campaign=bang-mult-nl-morning-report-nl&utm_content=manual