The Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) in Birmingham came alive with excitement and curiosity as the Birmingham 1000 Elders Group gathered for a captivating public involvement scientific communication event, Agewell 2023. With over 150 attendees, the event was a resounding success and a testament to the community’s thirst for knowledge.
Professor Janet Lord speaks on the Connecting Communities programme on Unity FM 93.5
To celebrate World Sarcopenia Day, Professor Janet Lord, until recently director of the MRC-Versus Arthritis Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research , describes what sarcopenia is, what causes it and ways to prevent it in order to ensure that old age is Enjoyed and not Endured!
The British Mass Spectrometry Society (BMSS) has announced the launch of the SIG to bridge the gap between the application and analytics of stable isotope tracers. This initiative aims to provide researchers with the necessary knowledge and training to effectively utilize stable isotope tracers in their projects.
On Tuesday, 6th June, the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research hosted an enlightening and informative Science & Wellness Afternoon at The Exchange in Birmingham. This event provided attendees with a unique opportunity to delve into the world of healthy ageing and muscle health, featuring a distinguished panel of experts in the field. The series of talks, accompanied by a panel discussion, covered a diverse range of captivating topics and cutting-edge research.
New Report Explores Ethical Considerations for Biomedical Research and Technological Innovation in Ageing: Insights from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics
“The Future of Ageing: Ethical Considerations for Research and Innovation” was published yesterday 25th April 2023 by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. The report explores the ethical issues surrounding biomedical research and technological innovation in helping people live well in old age.
The inquiry was overseen by a multidisciplinary working group including CMAR director Professor Janet Lord and was informed by a range of engagement and evidence gathering. Contributors to the inquiry include older adults, intergenerational discussion groups, practitioners, and academics from many different disciplines.
CMAR director Professor Janet Lord, a renowned expert in ageing and immune system research, will play a key role in the EIT Health Ageing PhD
CMAR researchers Professor Simon Jones and Dr Susanne Wijesinghe have revealed that being overweight can physically alter the environment within joints, exacerbating inflammation and making
Centre Co-Director Professor Paul Greenhaff creates a new podcast highlighting that limb immobilization and bed rest (inactivity models) rapidly reduce insulin-mediated glucose disposal, which is sustained.
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.