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Test for Diabetes

Apr 2nd, 2016

Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for diabetes and hypertension. 

Dr. Natalie Ebner To Participate as a Member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

Dr. Natalie Ebner To Participate as a Member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

Mar 31st, 2016

Dr. Natalie Ebner has been invited and accepted to serve as a member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, sponsored by the U.S. […]

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Online Education Excellence Award for the Theories on Aging course

Mar 31st, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Christy Carter and Alecia Monteiro (Instructional Designer) for receiving the Online Education Excellence Award in the Graduate Courses category for GMS6483 (Theories of Aging)!

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The first student has completed the online Graduate Certificate Program in Aging and Geriatric Practice.

Feb 17th, 2016

Pallavi Sood is our first student to graduate from the Department’s certificate program in Aging and Geriatric Practice. Ms. Sood is a third year doctoral student in Rehabilitation Science at […]

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

Nov 5th, 2015

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 […]

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Dr. Ronald Cohen Appointed as Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Clinical Translational Research in Cognitive Aging and Memory

Oct 13th, 2015

UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the […]

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Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Oct 13th, 2015

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… […]

Depressive Symptom Severity Is Associated with Increased Cortical Thickness in Older Adults

Depressive Symptom Severity Is Associated with Increased Cortical Thickness in Older Adults

Aug 14th, 2015

Depressive Symptom Severity Is Associated with Increased Cortical Thickness in Older Adults: a new paper authored in collaboration by several of our faculty, funded by the Pepper Center and accepted in […]

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Article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Jun 12th, 2015

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

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Cochlear Detoxification System

Jun 5th, 2015

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 […]