The Seven Pillars of Aging
In our bodies, aging is a series of interconnected processes. In 2014, a groundbreaking research article published in the journal Cell (Vol 159, Issue 4) defines the seven pillars of aging.
Among the co-authors are several investigators from Nathan Shock Centers, including:
- Felipe Sierra, PhD - Director of the Division of Aging Biology at the NIA
- Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD - Core Leader at the Nathan Shock Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Arlan Richardson, PhD -Director of the Nathan Shock Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
The article, Geroscience: Linking Disease to Aging, can be downloaded here.