Professor Lord, who is a professor at the University of Birmingham, has received an award for her work helping older people. As people around the world are living longer, Professor…
Association of Academic Geriatric Medicine (AAGM) symposium organised a session on Sarcopenia and frailty: understanding mechanisms and developing interventions. The session was moderated by CMAR theme lead Professor Carolyn Greig and Centre Director Professor Janet Lord.
There's a podcast with Janet Lord that you might be interested in. They discussed how some billionaires are trying to extend their lives, and a company called Altos Labs is working on ways to make this happen
year Agewell did not go ahead as planned due to the covid-19 pandemic, however this year we decided we would run an online version on Thursday 9th of September
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark inequalities in healthy life expectancy, according to a report into ageing published on Friday 15 January The report into healthy ageing has been published by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, following an in-depth inquiry for which CMAR's director was Special Adviser
If you managed to catch this episode of “The Truth about Getting Fit at Home” at 9pm on the 13th of January, you might have caught a glimpse of CMARs Beth Phillips.
Funded by the Kennedy Trust, the MB-PhD programme will be hosted by the University of Birmingham’s College of Medical and Dental Sciences and support three intercalating students a year for five years in areas of research relevant to musculoskeletal and other inflammatory diseases.
CMAR Director Professor Janet Lord contributed to the Taskforce’s latest report, ‘The ageing immune system and COVID-19’ which has now been published on the British Society for Immunology’s website. It is currently being sent to all parliamentarians in the House of Commons, House of Lords, the Senedd, the Scottish Parliament, and the Stormont, as well as a multitude of other stakeholders.
CMAR Deputy Director Professor Paul Greenhaff contributed to 'A National Covid-19 Resilience Programme: Improving the health and wellbeing of older people during the pandemic' launched today. The Physiological Society and the Centre for Ageing Better brought together physiologists, nutritionists, geriatricians, physiotherapists and clinicians to discuss three critical areas where the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on older people required greater consideration.
CMAR principal investigator Dileep Lobo, a Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery has published an important paper on the prevention of postoperative opioid harm.