Longevity Impetus Grants has awarded nearly $600,000 to two OMRF scientists pursuing bold ideas in the biology of aging.
aging and metabolism
Research in Stout’s lab will focus on the role of sex hormones and their receptors in the development and progression of age-related chronic diseases that occur in a sex-specific manner in older adults.
OMRF’s findings could lead to new strategies to combat age-related muscle loss.
OMRF scientist Bumsoo Ahn, Ph.D., has been awarded an Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging.
OMRF scientist Scott Plafker has received a four-year grant from the NIH to study whether a natural compound can help prevent a common eye disease.