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.
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 PhD student Jonathan Lewis has been shortlisted for the 2020 Max Perutz Science Writing Award, the MRC’s annual writing competition. Jonathan who is currently in his third year, wrote a piece titled ' To Infinity and Beyond: Finding Treatments for Space Travel Bone Loss '.
Wondering how you can keep your immune system working efficiently whilst you are self-isolating? Professor Janet Lord, Director of CMAR and the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, tells us just how important exercise is for our immune system.
The ‘CollAge’ exhibition will run from the 1 - 23 February and there will be a special launch event on Friday 31 January from 5.30pm to 7pm at Hockley Arts Club in Nottingham. CollAge was…
Dr Beth Phillips appeared on the new program called ‘The Truth About Getting Fit’. Beth who has previously featured in Michael Mosley’s ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’ series, stepped up to put Michael through his paces with a set of high-intensity exercises she has devised based on squats, star jumps and running on the spot to get the maximum benefit in a short amount of time.
Don Anderson, a member of the Birmingham 1000 Elders, celebrated his 100th birthday at the end of January. Centenarian Don celebrated his big day in style with a party for friends and family, and Professor Janet Lord went along to wish him well.
This year we broke from tradition and went off-campus to Carrs Lane Conference Centre in Birmingham City Centre for our annual Agewell event.