The Buck Institute was formed in 1999 in Novato, California for the sole purpose of studying aging and age-related disease. Buck Institute is a non-profits private research center. The interdisciplinary research at Buck Institute is supported by technology cores which include genomics, bioinformatics and other tools. The Buck Institute is one of five Nathan Shock Centers and affiliated by agreement with U.C. Davis. The Buck Institute publishes news updates and informative reports on their research projects.
Comprehensive study finds 238 genes that affect aging in yeast cells
Following an exhaustive, ten-year effort, scientists at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and the University of Washington have identified 238 genes that, when removed, increase the replicative lifespan of S. cerevisiae ...
Scientists Propose New Model for Alzheimer's Disease (Podcast)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A study from the Buck Institute for Age Research offers a revolutionary new model for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a devastating neurodegenerative disorder which afflicts 24 million people worldwide. In an ...
Novel method results in promising drugs for Huntington's disease therapeutics
Huntington's disease (HD) is an incurable progressive neurodegenerative genetic disorder which affects motor coordination and leads to cognitive decline and dementia.