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Chernajovsky Foundation supports BSRA sponsored PhD studentship to develop novel therapies for age related bone disease nbsp The BSRA are delighted to announce that member Dr Helen McGettrick has been awarded funding to support a PhD studentship through the Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky Biomedical Research Foundation nbsp As a charitable organisation with a focus on promoting and

An excellent webinar hosted by the American Federation for Ageing Research Maintaining Your Immune Health in the Face of COVID 19 and Future Viruses nbsp

A new test which could detect whether people who have had COVID 19 are still infectious is under development thanks to funding from Animal Free Research UK The charity has donated £52 000 to Professor Lorna Harries at the University of Exeter who is developing a test that will aim to detect how much active virus an

As the COVID 19 pandemic sweeps the nation and the world the role that geroscience may play in boosting immunity in older adults and lessening the severity of age related diseases holds promise nbsp

Professor Arne Akbar from University College London will address the vulnerability of the elderly to COVID 19 in a webinar organised by the British Society of Immunology In the webinar he will discuss the immune changes that occur during ageing resulting in the severe effect COVID 19 has in older individuals He will discuss current hypotheses based on

Lynne Cox Trustee of the BSRA has been acting as scientific advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity and has now authored a key paper in the APPG major report 8216 The Health of the Nation 8211 a Strategy for Healthier Longer Lives 8217 https appg longevity org events publications 8211 key paper I pp 72 80 This was report was launched on 12th