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A new method to pinpoint genetic differences between species

Publishing in Nature Genetics, research from the Buck Institute lays the groundwork for the mapping of genes to traits throughout the plant and animal kingdoms...
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Advanced Glycation End Products As Drivers of Age-Related Disease

Pankaj Kapahi makes his case to the research community and the public
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Tara Tracy joins faculty at Buck Institute

Neuroscientist studies synaptic dysfunction and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s
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Three leaders in longevity biotechnology form a research collaboration

The Buck Institute, Juvenescence, and Insilico Medicine announce a research collaboration utilizing AI to discover and develop novel anti-aging therapeutics targeting a new molecular pathway and found Napa Therapeutics
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World’s first Center for Female Reproductive Longevity and Equality established at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

A $6 million gift provides seed money to address a long-standing inequality: men can reproduce throughout their lifespan; but women's fertility begins to decline in their early 30's...
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Eric Verdin, MD, Buck Institute President and CEO

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Thinking Structure

New Works by: Kirk Stoller, Linda Geary, Sabine Reckewell, Ann-Marie Stöhr, Andy Vogt, Ulrike Palmbach

North Bay Science Discovery Day

100 hands-on experiences for kids and kids at heart!

Bay Area Aging Meeting (BAAM)

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Can #AI help us catch Alzheimer’s before it progresses? Using data from the #Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, scientists have designed an algorithm that can predict cognitive decline and may drive preventative treatments. #livebetterlonger

How are companies using the basic #aging discoveries of Buck scientists to develop new therapies? The @Guardian discusses cellular senescence pioneered by our own Judith Campisi and the startups trying to target it. @UnityBiotech #livebetterlonger

New study in @Cell_Metabolism reveals a previously unknown connection between a central component of the immune system, complement C3, and autophagy in pancreatic beta cells. #livebetterlonger

Such a blast ringing the Opening Bell @nasdaq this morning! Thank you to everyone who has supported $UBX - our employees & Board members, investors, partners, family & friends – for helping us get to where we are today!

That look when your science turns into medicines that could help people #livebetterlonger. Congratulations to @UnityBiotech and Buck Professor Judy Campisi on ringing the Opening Bell @nasdaq today.