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Lifelong Learning for Lifelong Health

We have just launched our inaugural Lifelong Learning course on the Biology of Aging here at the Buck...
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A new approach to a rare age-related lung and heart disease

Although it is a rare disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension is a big problem for older adults because many people go years without being diagnosed since the early symptoms are mild or occur only during strenuous exercise.
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Interview with Marc Freedman: Fostering social connections for healthy aging

Studying biology is only one way to tackle questions about healthy aging...
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Healthy attitudes, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love getting older

Keeping a positive attitude about aging might be tough, but a new Yale study suggests that negative attitude could become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
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Parkinson’s disease: ɑ-synuclein and PAR partner in disease progression

Although the underlying cause of Parkinson's disease is still largely unknown, there are hallmarks in Parkinson's pathology that can provide some clues to the researchers...
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An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away? Not so fast.

A daily aspirin regimen has long been touted as a safe way to keep your heart healthy and lower your risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer...
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Neurofilament Light Chain: A New Biomarker for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Athletic Head Injury

A study highlights NF-L as a possible biomarker for neurodegenerative diseases, but perhaps it could also be used for head injuries in football.
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Running trails or genetic pathways: The future of exercise

What if you could receive the benefits of exercise moving only the muscles necessary to take a pill?
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Keep Calm and Research On: How to separate hype from fact in biomedical research

How can you separate fact from hyperbole so that you can be informed?
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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events that feature Buck science

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Lifelong learning contributes to healthy aging!

6 week course on the Biology of Aging for a non-scientific audience

It's fun to work @BuckInstitute !! #livebetterlonger https://t.co/nxZwKGiDaZ

It's Day 1 of the West Coast SDB Regional Meeting at @CambriaPines. The meeting kicks off with a keynote address by Judith Campisi from @BuckInstitute. #WCSDB2019 https://t.co/8WkHqlZEyP

Active #brains tend to be healthy brains! Read our latest post about what kind of activities are good for brain health and learn how the Buck is getting involved in lifelong learning to help us all. #livebetterlonger https://t.co/AWkPh22Mfj

We're so happy to call Marin our healthy home! While there are still many important health disparities to address here and around the world, we hope our research will help close these gaps and allow everyone to #livebetterlonger. https://t.co/Ym87orN8Yl

An honor to host Les Robertson, structural engineer for NYC’s Twin Towers as well as the Buck. Thanks to @AIASF and @gensler_design Founder Art Gensler for a great screening & conversation about the new film about Les #LeaningOut.