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.
CMAR member and Co-Director of the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, Dr Warwick Dunn designed, developed and run a massive open online course (MOOCs for short) titled “Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century”. Over 4 weeks, the free online course aimed to show how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism.
Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research appeared on the BBC’s How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9 pm, offering her expertise on the ‘Sit to Rise’ test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in older people
Are you interested in learning about the control of movement and the ability to remain active in older age? We would like to invite you to an open day at the School of Sports Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences on Tuesday the 21 of June 2016 from 10:20 am (registration opens at 9:30) to 3:30 pm.
BBC TV’s flagship health programme, “Trust Me, I’m a Doctor”, has enlisted the help of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research (CMAR) members at the University of Nottingham to find out if the age-related loss of muscle mass and function can be minimised by a simple but regular home-based exercise programme.