Yale Researchers Awarded $12M NIH Grant to Study Impact of FGF21 Protein on Aging
Researchers from Yale University, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have been awarded a $12.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging of the NIH to deploy their unique research models and expertise in a coordinated fashion to develop a novel course of gerontological research.
Lifespan Research: Impact of Childhood Disease on Adult Health
YCCI’s renewed CTSA grant award allows Yale to continue its leadership in cutting-edge areas of research. One such novel initiative under the grant renewal is Diseases Across the Lifespan, which will explore the rising field of lifespan research — a new approach to examining the ways in which diseases that commonly strike adults have their roots in infancy and early childhood.
Study Examines Dementia Caregiver Experiences and Preparedness
As the global population ages, people providing care for more than one family member or close other across adulthood is becoming increasingly common. Yet little is known about the ways prior caregiving experiences shape an individual’s future preparedness when it comes to caring for additional people living with dementia.
Associate Professor Xi Chen discusses global health challenges of Alzheimer’s disease
In recognition of November as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Yale School of Public Health Associate Professor Xi Chen, an affiliate of Yale’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, recently discussed the latest trends in Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment.
Calorie Reduction Lowers Protein Linked to the Aging Process
In a new study, Yale researchers show that moderate calorie restriction in people reduces the production of a protein called SPARC, which then reins in harmful inflammation and improves health in the aged. It could be a target for extending human health span, they report.
Hwang spearheads Yale New Haven Health System hospitals earning special geriatric accreditation
Ula Hwang, MD instrumental in Yale New Haven Health System receiving the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) elite Health System Geriatric Emergency Department accreditation designating eight of their facilities as senior friendly.
How positive age beliefs can support positive health outcomes with Becca Levy, PhD
AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger chats with Becca R. Levy, PhD, a professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health and a professor of psychology at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, about how our beliefs about age influence health. Dr. Levy is the author of the best-selling book: "Breaking the Age Code: How Your Age Beliefs Determine How Long and Well You Live."Source: American Medical Association