To learn the secrets of healthy aging, Steven Austad consults the experts: 500-year-old clams, 200-year-old fish, and other ancient animals. His studies reveal aging’s molecular mechanisms, which could help humans live longer and healthier.
Lori McMahon, Ph.D., will enrich excellence and innovation in graduate education through professional and career-development initiatives and lead collaborative efforts for recruitment and outreach with various academic units to attract highly qualified students.
Richard M. Allman, M.D., has been appointed chief consultant for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington D.C.
Dancers kick up their heels to support research into healthy aging at the fourth annual event.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.