Mayo Clinic Innovation in Aging Awards fund early-stage investigators in novel aging research

Mayo Clinic’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Kogod Center on Aging offer Innovation in Aging Awards. The awards support early-stage investigators pursuing novel aging research that has the potential to affect geriatric care. Awardees receive $50,000 per year in direct costs for study expenses for one year.

2018 awardees

Irina Bancos, M.D. (ENDO '12)

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, & Nutrition

Department of Medicine

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Assistant professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

"Body Composition Consequences of Age-Related Changes in Steroid Metabolome"

Abhishek Chandra, Ph.D. (PHYS '16)

Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Assistant professor of physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

"Role of Cellular Senescence in Radiotherapy-Induced Osteoporosis and Related Fracture Nonunions"

Donna M. Miller, M.D. (HIM '16)

Division of Hospital Internal Medicine

Department of Medicine

Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Instructor in medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

"Engaging the Patient to Prevent Injurious Falls in the Hospital"

Haitao Wang, Ph.D.

Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Assistant professor of physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

"Telomere Status Predicts the Pluripotency and Immunomoldulatory Effects of Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells"

 

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