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Tenure and Promotion News

Dr. Stephen Anton and Dr. Todd Manini were promoted to the Associate Professor rank and were awarded tenure. Both Dr. Anton and Dr. Manini have a remarkable academic career, in which they  excel in all aspects of research, teaching and service activities. Congratulations on…

Spotlight on Aging Research

The 5th Annual Spotlight on Aging Research: poster presentations and special remarks took place in the Clinical and Translational Research Building on June 4th.

College of Medicine Research Day

During the Research Day event, the IOA Graduate Students Amal Wanigatunga, Christy Karabetian and Sunil Swami have elicited the attendees’  interest with their poster presentations.

Awards for Oustanding Biology of Aging Trainee

Gauthami Balagopal, trainee in the Biology of Aging Division, has received the University Scholars award to continue working on her research.  Additionally, Gauthami has received an award through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute UF Science for Life program for co-authoring the  journal article “Role of mitochondrial dysfunction and autophagy in cardiovascular aging and…

Geriatric Boot Camp

Geriatric Boot Camp Congratulations to the organizers of the Geriatric Boot Camp for the great attendance and high level of interested elicited in the UF community!…

Leighton E. Cluff Award

Congratulations to Brad Cannell, Research Assistant in the Department of Aging and Geriatric Research and to his mentor Dr. Todd Manini for winning the 2014 Leighton E. Cluff Aging Research Award!…

Faculty In The News: ElderBranch Interview with Dr. David Clark

Dr, David Clark has published an article focusing on his study Longitudinal Decline of Neuromuscular Activation and Power in Healthy Older Adults.  This publication reports on the finding of an age-related impairment in the communication between the nervous system and the muscles.  The resultant decline of neuromuscular activation causes…

Participation in the Walk To End Alzheimer’s event

Many thanks to all the Institute on Aging’s employees who have participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. We walked, chatted, visited with our families and pets, and had icecream for a good cause – and hope to do it again next year!…

Intelligent Health and Well-Being Systems

“Intelligent Health & Well-being Systems” Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Room 2161 (2nd floor, central wing), Clinical and Translational Research Building Presented by: Parisa Rashidi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering UF College of Engineering   This seminar will be recorded…