Buck Institute for Research on Aging

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The faculty at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging describe their work, their mission and the passion that drives the science.[1]
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Buck Institute for Research on Aging is the first independent biomedical research institute in the world focused solely on aging. The mission is to end the threat of age-related disease for this and future generations.[2]

"The average lifespan of someone born in 1900 was 47 years. Since then, improvements and discoveries in science and medicine have added approximately two years per decade to that average. Remarkably, a child born today can expect to live more than 100 years. Aging is a progressive process that, until recently, was thought to be accompanied by inevitable degeneration. Research at the Buck Institute is focused on gaining insight into the critical molecular and biological drivers of aging, leading to new therapies which will improve the healthspan of the global population. Each lab at the Buck has a unique focus in aging or age-related disease. Together, the Buck labs combine their collective wisdom to forge a new path toward a future with reduced disease and improved health as we grow older."

- From the Scientific vision Page on the Official Website[3]

External links

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