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Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 15th, 2014

Last fall, the Alliance for Aging Research helped sponsor the historic 2013 summit, Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease. The conference brought together renowned scientists to discuss the extent to which the physiological effects of aging represent a common major risk factor for most chronic diseases affecting the aging population. Or in other words, the conference delved into how aging and disease could be connected and how experts could work together to develop new research.

The meeting was a success and resulted in a list of recommendations on which to build the foundation of additional progress.

The NIH just anounced today it has released recommendations and summaries from the conference available in a supplemental issue of The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.

We are excited about these developments because it goes to the heart of what we are all about. In fact, we started a whole campaign on the idea of Healthspan, the concept of not just a long life, but a healthy one as well. 

On that note, be sure to be on the lookout for more Healthspan-related updates coming out soon.

A Tribute to a Great Scientist

Author: Dan Perry

Date: March 11th, 2008

FDA Needs More Funding to Fulfill Its Mission

Author: Cynthia Bens

Date: March 18th, 2008

Spending or Investing? -- The Silver Book & Innovation

Author: Lindsay Clarke

Date: March 26th, 2008

The Rally for Medical Research Comes to Washington, D.C., September 14

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 12th, 2017

The Stories You'll Hear: Mobile Porch Preserves D.C.'s Heritage

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 6th, 2017

HROTW: Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with Proper Nutrition

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: September 1st, 2017

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