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COVID Research – Survey Request

Dear colleagues, friends and acquaintances , We developed an anonymous online survey to understand how COVID-19 is impacting people’s lives. The survey consists of questions about medical health, activity levels, mood, use of technology and food availability before and during the COVID-19 outbreak. The survey link is https://is.gd/surveycovid and it…

Coronavirus and Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. What you can do: If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible. Wash your hands often. Avoid close contact (6 feet, which…

Free CME Opportunity @UF

From Brain Disorders to Brain Health: Prevention and Management of Cognitive Decline and Dementia We, at the University of Florida (UF), have received a Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) grant to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and increase screening for cognitive impairment. We are focusing attention on providing…

Junior Scholar Applications

We’re looking for Junior Scholars with a focus on Mobility and Prevention of Disability! Institute of Aging Research Day Request for Junior Scholar Applications from the University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older American’s Independence Center (OAIC) Research Education Core focused on Mobility and Prevention of Disability Release Date: November…

Request for Pilot and Exploratory Study Proposals: Mobility and Prevention of Disability

We are seeking interdisciplinary Pilot and Exploratory Study (PES) applications which address the Mobility and Prevention of Disability! Successful applications should collect pilot data that will lead to extramural research grants and/or career development awards Release Date: November 8th, 2019Letter of Intent due January 21st, 2020Full Application due…

NEW UF AGING STUDY: Social Participation

UF Aging faculty participated in a study to discover whether “baseline social participation modifies the effect of a long-term structured physical activity program on major mobility disability”.

Dr. Rui Xiao wins NIA funding on Glial Cell project

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rui Xiao, whose grant for work on “Active Roles of Glial Cells in Olfaction + Age-related Olfactory Decline” will be funded by the National Institute on Aging!…