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Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Ph.D.: New Publication in Experimental Gerontology

Title: Age differences in cytokine expression under conditions of health using experimental pain models Published in: Experimental Gerontology Older adults are at an increased risk to develop frequent and prolonged pain. Emerging evidence proposes a link between immune changes and pain, which is consistent with the inflammation theory of…

Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Patients seek care in the emergency department for immediate relief of pain or other symptoms. Emergency physicians are trained to provide care that focuses on disease-directed treatment of acute illnesses… for more information, please review the entire article:   https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281516128_Palliative_Care_in_the_Emergency_Department?fulltextDialog=true…

November 2015 boot camp

Click here to register http://aging.ufl.edu/education/geriatric-care-boot-camp/   …

Sixth annual “Spotlight on Aging Research”

  IOA Research Day Program 6th ANNUAL SPOTLIGHT ON AGING RESEARCH occurred on SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 at the UF CTRB. 60 posters were on display and over 200 people attended.   Agenda and poster information is available in the linked IOA Research Day Program.  …

Article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Geriatric Boot Camp: An Interprofessional Education Program for Healthcare Professionals.   Authors: Lauren Solberg, JD, Laurence Solberg, MD, AGSF and Christy Carter, PhD Solberg_et_al-2015-Journal_of_the_American_Geriatrics_Society…

Cancer and Aging Retreat

Cancer-Aging Retreat Agenda-FINAL The UF Health Cancer Center and UF Institute on Aging orgainzed a joint retreat to identify areas of potential collaboration between our institutions. Among the topics of interest: Genome Instability in Cancer and Aging, Functional/Cognitive Decline, Interventions (Therapeutics Lyfe Style, Nutrition, Drugs), Inflammation and Immunology.

Cochlear Detoxification System

A new RO1 grant, Cochlear Detoxification System was awarded by the National Institutes of Health to Dr. Shinichi Someya, a faculty member of the Biology of Aging Division. Living organisms are continuously exposed to and must defend against naturally occurring toxins and non-nutrient foreign chemicals (1-3). The glutathione transferase…