Buck Institute scientists are focused on extending the healthy years of life. Our unique interdisciplinary research is targeted at influencing the aging process itself in order to prevent or delay the disorders commonly associated with aging – Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, cancer, arthritis, stroke, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, and macular degeneration, among others. The Buck Institute is the nation’s first independent, nonprofit scientific institute dedicated solely to understanding the connection between aging and chronic disease.
Michael Nuschke commented on Buck Institute CEO Brian Kennedy, PhD, in conversation with renowned gerontologist John Rowe, MD
- Immigration will not solve the problem of worker-to-retired ratio. - Education trumps race on factors determining longevity - Need to start making changes now so they can be gradual and doable. Policy changes needed. - Change education to be…