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An Elevation of Resting Metabolic Rate With Declining Health in Nonagenarians May Be Associated With Decreased Muscle Mass and Function in Women and Men, Respectively

Dr. S.M. Jazwinski led a team of Tulane researchers in a study of the "oldest old" (90 years and older) that was published in The Journals of Gerontology. The study found that the increased energy expended to maintain basic life functions in nonagenarians contributed to frailty. Read full article »

Upcoming Lectures & Seminars

Aging Seminar Series

On the tissue regeneration/degeneration teeter-totter: how computational modeling
and new experimental approaches yield therapies that tip the balance

Speaker: Shayne Peirce-Cottler, PhD
University of Virginia

Date: Thursday, January 29

Time: 4:00 pm | JBJ 403 (NEW LOCATION!)


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5263