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  1. Originally posted on ASU News January 30, 2014 Getting old isn’t what it used to be. Seniors are living fuller lives thanks, in part, to significant breakthroughs in research. But, sorting through all the clutter isn’t easy. That’s why the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University has put together an event featuring speakers […]
  2. Originally published in Slate Magazine, November 8th, 2013. Can Old Dogs Learn New Tricks? How China, Japan, and the U.S. can promote innovation in an age of longer lifespans. It doesn’t take long to figure out where most dog owners and trainers stand on the age-old canine question. Do a quick Internet search, and you’ll […]

  3. Originally published on Medcrunch by SUSAN E. WILLIAMS on Nov 1, 2013 • 9:03 am There’s no doubt: world population is aging, and aging fast. China recently made it a law that its young people must return home to care for their parents. In Japan, it is projected that the population over 65 will reach nearly […]
  4. Can We Live Long and Prosper? (View the Video Online) Life Expectancy Rate and the Public and Private Sector Dr. Michael Birt participated in the panel discussion “Can we live long and prosper?” at “The Future of Longevity,” an event hosted in Washington, DC by The New America Foundation. Human longevity is drastically increasing. In […]

  5. Originally published in Slate Magazine, September 26, 2013. It Takes a Village, Part II How to support the coming boom in the elderly population. This article arises from Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. On Oct. 4, Future Tense will host an event in Washington, D.C., on […]
  6. Dr. Michael Birt will be participating in the panel discussion “Can we live long and prosper?” at “The Future of Longevity,” an event hosted in Washington, DC by The New America Foundation. Human longevity is drastically increasing. In the coming years, it seems possible that we will live out our extra years or even decades […]

  7. On Wednesday, October 23rd, Dr. Michael Birt will be delivering a keynote address titled Solving for X: An Action Plan to Sustain Health in Our Rapidly Aging World to the attendees of Digital Healthcare Week 2013 in Singapore. Organized by HIMSS Asia Pacific, the inaugural Digital Healthcare Week 2013 is a showcase of how IT […]
  8. ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability has just released their 2012 Sustainability Accomplishments Report. Featured among the many notable achievements are our own Chief Scientist, Dr. Lee Hartwell and researcher Daniel Nzengya. Dr. Hartwell is noted for his collaborative efforts in China in the advance of early and predictive diagnostics in colorectal cancer. Daniel was featured […]

  9. Originally published in the June 10, 2013 issue of India Today, the following two pieces by Kunal Pradhan feature Kanav Kahol, Research Collaborator in the Center for Sustainable Health "Ideas for a Billion Indians: From hackathons to mobile healthcare, ten game-changers that are transforming society." Sitting in his state-of-the-art Human Machine Symbiosis Laboratory at Arizona […]
  10. Originally posted at: http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/04/nobel-laureate-stresses-need-to-develop-biomarkers/ by Leigh MacMillan | Posted on Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013 — 9:23 AM After 40 years in basic science working with yeast cells, Nobel laureate Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., has turned his attention in a new direction. The former president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle told […]

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