Institute for Aging Research

Overview

The Institute for Aging Research conducts focused multidisciplinary investigations to unravel essential elements in the biology of aging.

Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging

Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging

The first center for research exclusively focused on the biology of human aging. more 

Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence

Nathan Shock Center of Excellence

The IAR is one of the nation's NIA-funded Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. more 

 
 

Faculty Honors

 

Student & Trainee Honors

  • Julio Madrigal (Postdoc Cuervo lab) received an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellowship 
  • Ignacio Guerrero-Ros (PhD Student at the Macian Lab) co authored the first study directed by Dr. Fernando Macian (pathology) demonstrating preserved autophagy in T cells in families with extended longevity. Dr. Barziali and Dr. Atzmon were collaborators in this study published in J. Gerontology 
 
 
 

In the Media

NBC News’ Today features the longevity research of Nir Barzilai, M.D., and his planned clinical study on the effects of the drug metformin on age-related disease.  Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein.

(Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

The New York Times interviews Gil Atzmon, Ph.D., and Nir Barzilai, M.D., about their study linking longevity with a common genetic mutation in men. Dr. Atzmon is associate professor of medicine and of genetics. Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein.

(Monday, June 19, 2017)

The New York Times interviews Nir Barzilai, M.D., on the development of self-driving cars to serve older adults. Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein.

(Thursday, March 23, 2017)

The Washington Post interviews Nir Barzilai, M.D., about Donald Trump’s health, human aging, and questions about the factors affecting longevity and healthspan. Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein.

(Wednesday, January 18, 2017)

U.S. News & World Report interviews Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., and Nir Barzilai, M.D., about their aging research.  Drs. Cuervo and Barzilai are co-directors of Einstein’s Institute for Aging Research.

(Tuesday, August 09, 2016)

Directors

Nir Barzilai aging research albert einstein college of medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYNir Barzilai, MD (bio) 

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Genetics
Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research
 

 

Ana Maria CuervoAna Maria Cuervo, PhD, MD (bio) 

Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology
Professor, Dept. of Anatomy & Structural Biology
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases
 

From the Directors 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Us

Aging Research Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Belfer 701
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 430-3144
Fax: (718) 430-8557

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