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Neuroscience and Aging Research Center

 

 


About the Neuroscience and aging research Center

Diseases associated with aging and development are already a leading cause of death and disability, and their prevalence is rising fast. By 2050, the number of Alzheimer’s patients age 65 and older may nearly triple from 5 million to 13.8 million. The Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Neuroscience Center’s mission is to translate discoveries from basic molecular research and apply a systems approach to generate breakthrough therapies for devastating neurologic and cardiac diseases.
Programs & Initiative

Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells
Degenerative Diseases Program
Understanding age-associated complex diseases will lead to progress in treatments for dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.
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Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Our scientists are discovering how organs form and deteriorate with a goal to find ways to reverse or ameliorate aging and muscle wasting diseases.
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Neuroscience Initiative
An institute-wide effort to bring together SBP researchers to apply multidisciplinary approaches to problems in fundamental and translational research in Neuroscience.
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