Oct. 23, 2017—Renã A. S. Robinson’s interest in aging dates back to her childhood. Her mother spent her spare time as a caregiver attending to elderly people with dementia. Now an analytic chemist, Robinson is investigating the science behind this very human condition. She is employing the emerging field of proteomics to study the process of aging as well as neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Oct. 20, 2016—A compound found in buckwheat seeds extends the lifespan of worms, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered.
Feb. 7, 2016—Have you ever wondered if your aging loved one can still drive safely? The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a lunch and learn event discussing this topic from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Medical Center East, Room 8380A.
Jan. 4, 2016—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Lunch and Learn event Jan. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 419A-B, on aging and injury.
Nov. 22, 2015—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Lunch and Learn about conservatorship Dec. 2.
Oct. 15, 2015—The Vanderbilt Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group continues its Fall 2015 Lunchtime Lecture Series with two upcoming lectures.
Jun. 12, 2015—The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability and the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging will host the second Tennessee for a Lifetime conference on Saturday, July 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Tennessee Tech University.
May. 7, 2015—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Lunch and Learn on May 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 437.