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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Accelerated Aging

May 7, 2015

Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System suggest that people with PTSD may also be at risk for accelerated aging or premature senescence.

Longitudinal Study of Brain Aging and Cognitive Change Receives $19 Million Grant

June 15, 2020

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, will receive almost $19 million over five years for the fourth phase of the Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging, which investigates cognition, aging and the risk for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Ilk of Human Kindness

April 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults.

Parental Life Span Predicts Daughters Living to 90 without Chronic Disease or Disability

August 15, 2018

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to also live to 90, free of serious diseases and disabilities.

Galactic Blowout

December 3, 2014

Stars igniting at rates rarely seen in a distant, massive galaxy are blowing cold, dense gas tens of thousands of light years into space, depleting the galaxy’s supply of stellar fuel. The loss will limit future star birth, a driver galactic aging for which evidence has been mounting.

Do Bacteria Age? Biologists Discover the Answer Follows Simple Economics

October 27, 2011

When a bacterial cell divides into two daughter cells and those two cells divide into four more daughters, then 8, then 16 and so on, the result, biologists have long assumed, is an eternally youthful population of bacteria. Bacteria, in other words, don’t age—at least not in the same way…

Faculty Awards and Honors May 2012

May 1, 2012

…Edgar Levi Chair on Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences Award - NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Roberto Malinow Professor of Neurosciences and Biology Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences Neal Swerdlow Professor of Psychiatry Award - 2012 APA…

Happiness in Schizophrenia

August 18, 2014

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Degrees Designed to Make a Difference

October 3, 2019

…a specialization in Healthy Aging (Human Development Sciences), effective Fall 2019 B.S.in Education Sciences (Education Studies), effective Fall 2019 B.A. in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Mexico (Latin American Studies Program), effective Winter 2020 B.A. in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Migration and Border Studies (Latin…

HIV Infection Prematurely Ages People by an Average of Five Years

April 21, 2016

…have observed these patients often show signs of premature aging. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have applied a highly accurate biomarker to measure just how much HIV infection ages people at the cellular level — an average of…

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