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Can getting rid of senescent cells in the brain reduce memory loss?

A special guest blog from Alejandro Lopez-Ramirez, Lab Manager in the Ellerby lab and Lauren Wimer, Dominican University of California graduate student in the Kapahi lab.
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Ageism in Medical Care: Another Data Set to Improve Healthy Aging

Research that combats ageism will be an important part of improving healthy aging
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Cellular Senescence: A Contradictory Condition

Read about how Advait Thaploo, winner of the high school Summer Scholar blog contest, spent the summer discovering a new way to induce cellular senescence
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Some Evidence-Based Answers to Your Frequently-Asked Questions: A 3-Part Series

Part 3 of a 3 part series: Ketogenic diet and aging
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Do Wildfires Impact How We Age?

A special guest blog from Anja Holtz, Research Associate in the Schilling lab
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Some Evidence-Based Answers to Your Frequently-Asked Questions: A 3-Part Series

Part 2 of a 3 part series: Fasting, caloric restriction, and aging
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Faculty Guest Blog: Evolutionary Clues to Healthspan in the Wild

A special guest blog post from faculty member Rachel Brem
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Some Evidence-Based Answers to Your Frequently-Asked Questions: A 3-Part Series

Part 1 of a 3 part series: Exercise and aging
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The need for more conversations between patient, research, and medical communities

An Interview with Parkinson’s Patient Advocate Benjamin Stecher
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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events at the Buck

Ongoing

Formal Research Seminars

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Exercise: A gateway drug for living longer

Levy Family Community Seminar

Lifelong learning contributes to healthy aging!

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

Would you be willing to sleep only 5 hours if it meant free chili mac for dinner? Participants in a sleep study at Penn State did it. Lipid clearance/storage was faster and satiety decreased after 4 nights of short sleep #livebetterlonger https://t.co/KWExVuKHjp

Whoa! @DrJenGunter at the Buck!
Isn't that place just amazing? It's like star trek every time I make the drive up there.

Hot off the Buck blog press!! A blog post from 2 of our @DominicanCANews students explores the connection between #senescence and #neurodegeneration https://t.co/zvf2REQ441 #livebetterlonger

Congrats to Buck grad student Megumi More for receiving the P.E.O. Scholar award, which recognizes academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs. She studies processes of aging and brain health Read more here: https://t.co/wRbBDPp6NH #livebetterlonger

Proud to call Marin County home and delighted to host @cwclub #MarinConversations! Fun and informative night tonight with @DrJenGunter in conversation with @marinij columnist Vicki Larson @OMGchronicles #Livebetterlonger