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Items Tagged ‘Kogod Center on Aging’

June 21, 2017

Cellular Senescence Research Highlighted at World Science Festival

By Megan Forliti Megan Forliti (@mforliti)

Mayo Clinic’s aging research was among the featured topics at the 10th annual World Science Festival in New York earlier this month. James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, shared details about cell senescence breakthroughs and next steps in the field during a 90-minute session called “Engineering Immortality?” […]

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Tags: aging, Kogod Center on Aging


March 20, 2017

Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D., receives Director’s Award

By Megan Forliti Megan Forliti (@mforliti)

The Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging is pleased to announce that Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D., has received the 2016 Director’s Award for his work as a researcher and program director of the Healthy Aging and Independent Living (HAIL) program. The Director’s Award is presented to investigators who show achievement in the following […]

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Tags: aging, Kogod Center on Aging


January 19, 2016

Mayo Clinic and Others Call Aging into the Limelight

By Megan Forliti Megan Forliti (@mforliti)

Aging: It’s a topic that impacts each and every one of us. It’s the single greatest risk factor for most chronic diseases, which account for the majority of morbidity and health care expenditures in developed nations. In a recently released book, “Aging: The Longevity Dividend,” experts in the field explore the topic and concurrent research […]

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Tags: aging, James Kirkland, Kogod Center on Aging


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