A new study shows hearing loss affects 1 in 5 Americans 12 and older.
Growing older is a fact of life, but everyone wants to spend their “golden” years healthy and productive. But along with extra candles on the birthday cake comes a higher risk of developing diseases like Alzheimer’s, sarcopenia (muscle wasting), hearing loss and vision problems like age-related macular degeneration. Scientists at OMRF study these and other […]
Heart disease strikes more Americans than any other condition—upward of 85 million people. But OMRF scientists are poised to change that statistic. Our researchers are making major strides in understanding the origins of heart disease. OMRF’s cardiovascular biologists study the biological processes at work in the heart that can lead to heart failure, as well […]
OMRF researchers seeking clues to a variety of cancers Cancer has many faces and can present itself at almost any location in the body. Scientists at OMRF are studying a wide variety of cancers in hopes of finding ways to treat or prevent them. Starting at the top Dr. Robert Floyd’s most recent work centers […]
At age 67, Bob Floyd, Ph.D., isn’t slowing down. Some would be content to leave work behind and pursue a pastime—like singing, which Floyd does with the All Souls Episcopal Church choir. It’s a hobby he cherishes, though it does require devotion and focus. But then again, when you’re the head of the Experimental Therapeutics […]