UF Jacksonville Aging Studies Center (JAX-ASCENT)

Published: January 24th, 2018

Category: Projects

PI: Pahor, Marco, MD
PI: Stephen Anton, PhD
Funding Agency: NIH
Agency Project Number: R33AG056540
Start Date: Dec 1, 2017
End Date: Nov 30, 2022
Study Goals:

This focus will be pursued using an interdisciplinary approach that traverses a broad spectrum of biomedical investigation, including clinical research, behavioral sciences, social sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, and health services, while implementing rigor and transparency in research.

Key Personnel:

Dr. Pahor
Dr. Anton

Core Support: Research Career Development Core, Pilot and Exploratory Studies Core, Clinical Translational Research Core

JAX-ASCENT will create an integrative physical and intellectual environment in which trainees at all levels and scientists from diverse disciplines can interact and conduct clinical and behavioral translational research on aging and independence of older adults.