Welcome to the Biology of Aging at the University of Washington, home of the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging and the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant. The University of Washington is a major center for research in Gerontology, and these programs help to enrich the infrastructure for this work. Please select one of the topics at the left for further information or select one of the links below. Thank you for visiting our site.
First Annual Geropathology Research Network Symposium
Tuesday, May 7 & Wednesday, May 8, 2015
Registration of the symposium is required!
Please register here and fill out some basic information.
2015 Spring Quarter Speaker Series
The Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant, and the UW Healthy Aging and Longevity (HALo) Research Institute present:
All talks will be held in Room Foege N-130 from 2:30-3:30pm unless otherwise noted
Thursday, May 21
Oxidative stress and the progression of Alzheimer disease: the triangle of death for neurons associated with altered glucose metabolism, mTOR signaling, and protein phosphorylation Allan Butterfield, PhD, University of Kentucky, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
Thursday, June 4 Hydrogen sulfide metabolism in dietary restriction-mediated longevity and stress resistance
James R. Mitchell, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health
Thursday, June 11
Aging and mitochondria
Toren Finkel, MD, PhD, National Institue of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
New Healthy Aging and Longervity Research Institute (HALo) Website Launched
As a world-wide leader in aging research, the University of Washington has launched the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute, otherwise known as HALo, to support new research initiatives and encourage multi-disciplinary collaboration by aging researchers throughout the University. Visit the new HALo site
Visit our Partners:
Healthy Aging and Longervity Research Institute (HALo)
HALo Dog Aging Project
Canine Longevity Consortium
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)
Department of Pathology
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