Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has established the Potocsnak Longevity Institute, an ambitious multi-center institute, with the goal of rapidly advancing the science of aging.
A newly discovered cause of balding in aging male mice could reveal a cause of hair loss in men and women as well, reports a study from Northwestern Medicine scientists.
An international team of investigators have released the first-ever study to examine total energy expenditure over the course of the human lifespan, shedding light on human development and aging.
A biomarker in the brain predicts future cognitive decline in patients with the language form of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators led by Rina Fox, PhD, MPH, received a Cancer and Aging Translational Bridge Award to investigate circadian disruption in lymphoma.
An age-related accumulation of a signaling molecule may be one culprit behind older adults’ vulnerability to viral pneumonias, according to a recent study.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
Northwestern Medicine will launch an Older Americans Independence Center, joining a network of centers across the country that investigate ways to maintain or restore independence in older adults.
Supplementing lab animal diets with a chemical precursor of the molecule NAD+ countered certain age-related declines in circadian rhythm function, according to a recent study.