An IHA team led by lab technician Melissa Cabecinha will be running 5km around Regent's Park on Saturday, May 30th as part of CRUK's Race for Life challenge.
If you would like to support our team by making a donation please visit Melissa's fundraising page at: https://www.justgiving.com/iha-ladies
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Published: May 5, 2015 11:57:57 AM
IHA Director Professor Linda Partridge is one of the organisers of the new Wellcome Trust Conference on Healthy Ageing being held 18-20 May 2015.
Ageing can lead to declining health and function, and it is the major risk factor for cancer, neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disease. This new Wellcome Trust conference will focus on recent discoveries and current challenges in ageing research, with a focus on translating basic research insights into health improvement for older people. We aim to explore the mechanisms of ageing in cells, tissues and organisms in order to identify interventions that can ameliorate its negative effects. The meeting will also emphasise the connection between discoveries made in model organisms and mechanisms leading to healthy ageing in humans.
The meeting is aimed at scientists, clinicians and drug developers involved in research into ageing and other relevant fields. We welcome the submission of abstracts from all areas relevant to the main themes of the meeting. Several oral presentations will be chosen from the abstracts submitted.
Topics will include: Human ageing Stem cells and cellular senescence, Physiology of homeostasis, Nutrition and metabolism, Genome stability, Epigenetics, Systems biology, Drug developmen. More...
Published: Mar 9, 2015 3:44:49 PM
Congratulations to Dr Nazif Alic whose paper has been published in the Royal Society's flagship biological research journal Proceedings B.
Published: Dec 18, 2014 5:19:24 PM
MRes in Biosciences
MRes in Biosciences (Ageing Stream) The Biology of Ageing and Age-related Disease
This course aims to introduce students to the biology of ageing by teaching fundamental concepts and applying state of the art research in a wide range of model organisms. Further information on the Ageing Stream module.
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