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Adults Show Poorer Cognition, Better Well-Being with Age

September 16, 2022

A UC San Diego study identifies neural mechanisms contributing to poorer cognition in aging adults; results may inspire new clinical interventions

Healthy Aging Initiative at UC San Diego Announces Inaugural Research Projects

November 5, 2015

The Healthy Aging Initiative (HAI), a campus-wide effort to investigate and address the diverse challenges and needs of the nation’s aging population, has announced its inaugural research and education seed grants to seven University of California, San Diego faculty members

Scientists Slow Aging by Engineering Longevity in Cells

April 27, 2023

Researchers have developed a biosynthetic “clock” that keeps cells from reaching normal levels of deterioration related to aging. They engineered a gene oscillator that switches between the two normal paths of aging, slowing cell degeneration and setting a record for life extension.

Paradox of Aging: The Older We Get, the Better We Feel?

December 7, 2012

Aging has been viewed as a period of progressive decline in physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning, and is viewed by many as the “number one public health problem” facing Americans today. This negative view of aging contrasts with results of a comprehensive study of 1,006 older adults in San Diego…

Researchers Discover Potential Microbiome Links to Skin Aging

January 11, 2024

Recent findings have identified an exciting potential new link to signs of skin aging—the skin microbiome, the collection of microorganisms that inhabits our skin. The results come from a collaborative study carried out by researchers at the UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation.

UC San Diego Sends Blood Stem Cells to Space

December 21, 2021

Researchers at the University of California San Diego launched blood stem cells into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to study stress-induced aging and how stem cells and their progeny transform into pre-cancer and cancer stem cells associated with leukemia and other blood cancers.

UC San Diego to Study Accelerated Aging in Schizophrenia

June 5, 2012

Researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego have received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia.

Remote Italian Village Could Harbor Secrets of Healthy Aging

March 29, 2016

To understand how people can live longer throughout the world, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have teamed up with colleagues at University of Rome La Sapienza to study a group of 300 citizens, all over 100 years old, living in a remote Italian village nestled…

National Grant Funds Project to Address Safety and Wellbeing of Older Drivers

February 9, 2015

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine will share a $12 million grant with peer institutions across the United States to better understand the factors that influence the safety of older drivers, such as physical and cognitive functions, medical conditions, medications and adoption of vehicle technologies.

Negative Fateful Life Events and the Brains of Middle-Aged Men

April 5, 2018

…serious medical crises are all associated with accelerated physical aging. In a new study, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that such negative fateful life events — or FLEs — appear to also specifically accelerate aging in the brain.

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