Nathan Shock Center:

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

BRONX, NEW YORK
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Center Director

Nir Barzilai, MD

Nir Barzilai, MD

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Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Belfer Building, Room 701
Bronx, NY 10461

Proteostasis of Aging Core

Services

  • Provides state-of-the-art methodology for the study of changes in cellular protein homeostasis in aging and age-related disorders

Core Leader

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

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Chronobiosis and Energetics/Metabolism of Aging Core (CEAC)

Services

  • Offers intellectual expertise specific to the design, implementation and interpretation of studies targeting the understanding of energetics and metabolic consequences and mechanisms specific to aging

Core Leader

Nir Barzilai, MD

Nir Barzilai, MD

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Genomics and Epigenomics of Aging Core (GEAC)

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  • Provides investigators with whole-genome association data from human centenarians and controls to assess their gene of interest in relationship to human aging and diseases. It provides sequence enrichment for next-generation re-sequencing of candidate gene regions, and genome-wide DNA methylation analysis using advanced high throughput technology

Core Leader

Jan Vijg, PhD

Jan Vijg, PhD

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Research Development Core

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  • Provides funding for Pilot and Feasibility studies, enhances and supports E-NSC science at Einstein, identifies new faculty who have potential for "conversion" to aging research and provides continuous mentoring through grant applications, assists junior faculty and investigators new to aging research, and provides formal education in the biology of aging

Core Leader

Yousin Suh, PhD

Yousin Suh, PhD

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