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Collaborative research on the biology of ageing

Co-funders

  • National Institute on Aging

Funding total

  • BBSRC - £2.6M
  • NIA - $3M

Number of projects funded

6

List of awards

Purpose

To support collaborative research projects focused on understanding the biology of ageing.

Key aims

  • To encourage the development of collaborative US-UK research teams
  • To further scientific knowledge of the basic mechanisms underlying biological ageing at the molecular, cellular, biochemical and physiological levels
  • To aid in future development of biologically-based intervention strategies to delay or prevent age-related functional decline and age-related diseases
  • To extend the health spans of US and UK populations

Contact

Louisa Jenkin

tel: 01793 413352
fax: 01793 413234