Adriana Receives Longevity Impetus Award


Ms. Padilla, a Neuroscience Graduate Student, receives a newly announced "fast grant" to study the role of drugs in motivating activity in a mouse model. Reasoning that exercise is recognized as one deterrent of dementia and cognitive failure during aging, Adriana wishes to know if triggering a neurocircuit for promoting spontaneous activity, describes in Krause et al., 2021 reverses aging in mice. This new grant mechanism provides funding for scientists to start working on what they consider the most important problems in aging biology, without delay. For more information on this unique funding mechanism, please go to this link to learn more.