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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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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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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events that feature Buck science

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Formal Research Seminars

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The Conversation Continues: A Celebration of 30 Years of Research on Aging

Leaders in the field discuss the latest in research on aging.
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The Conversation Continues: A Celebration of 30 Years of Research on Aging

Leaders in the field discuss the latest in research on aging.

Book Passage and the Buck Institute Present: Chip Conley's Wisdom@Work: The Making of the Modern Elder

His new book Wisdom@Work: The Making of the Modern Elder takes on the new midlife – a search for meaning, not retirement

What has an axolotl done for you lately? Read about how naked mole rats, beavers, and salamanders hold clues to the understanding the molecular basis for disease resistance in our special guest blog by faculty member Dr. Rachel Brem #livebetterlonger https://t.co/IYHtLhxl4x

Session 5 of @BuckInstitute's Free Online Conference takes place today! Join us at 12pm PT / 3pm ET for an exclusive conversation with Dr. Steven N Austad, Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Register and view here: https://t.co/wPAcndMsz1 or live on Facebook.

Big congratulations to Geoffrey Meyerhof, in the Kapahi lab, who was chosen as Graduate Student of the year at @DominicanCANews. Good luck to Geoffrey as he continues his PhD studies at UC Santa Barbara in the fall. #livebetterlonger

The Ellerby Lab at the Buck talks about HD every day as they develop new technologies to understand and develop treatments for #HuntingtonsDisease

LIVE WEBINAR, Session #5: Tuesday, May 21 @12pm PT, 3pm ET: Join Dr. Steven N. Austad from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, as he shares his perspectives on the tremendous advancements in research on aging achieved in the last 30 years. https://t.co/wPAcndMsz1