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October 20, 2021

UW Medicine will be part of the Cellular Senescence Network to research these cells in aging and other processes.

April 14, 2021

Nancy Jecker will encourage the embrace of regional values, not U.S. ideals, in the University of Johannesburg's first bioethics course.

picture of senior citizen reaching out to touch robot
November 17, 2020

The idea of robot companions for older adults is considered "unseemly and unthinkable," says Nancy Jecker, a professor of bioethics and humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

November 17, 2020

Social isolation is worsening and detrimental to health. A bioethicist sees an opportunity: robot companions for seniors.

September 10, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 usually triggers a strong immune response, but less so in men and people over 60.

July 9, 2020

Study may help explain how genes and other factors influence an individual’s response to restricting calories.

February 7, 2020

Biochemical reasons for lag times between conception and pregnancy in mice became clearer in a recent study

Luci the malamute
November 14, 2019

Everyone wants their dogs and loved ones to live happy, healthy lives for as long as possible. Researchers with the Dog Aging Project are following 10,000 dogs to learn how to make that possible.

November 14, 2019

Across the country, some 10,000 dogs of all backgrounds, and their owners, will be recruited for a major study of what makes for a long, healthy dog’s life

October 3, 2019

Philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey establish The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to investigate the effects of aging, trauma and addiction.

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