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Request for 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!…

Dr. Yasmin Mohiuddin: Welcome one of our newest Clinical Assistant Professors

Dr. Mohiuddin, one of our Spring 2019 Geriatric Fellows, got her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville, her masters in Medical Science–Research Microbiology from the University of Florida, and her bachelors in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. We couldn’t be more…

Dr. David Clark wins White House research award

Our very own Dr. David J Clark won the highest honor bestowed by the US Government to outstanding scientists and engineers completing the early phase of their career, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE. He was also awarded a $125,000 grant to support…