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Gerald Shadel, Donna Kritz-Silverstein and Anthony Molina are among the researchers utilizing the data from the Rancho Bernardo Heart and Chronic Disease Study. On the screen behind them is a photo of the late Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, who founded and led the study from 1971 until her death in 2019. (Courtesy of RB Health Study)Gerald Shadel, along with Anthony Molina and Judith Kritz-SilversteinĀ  presented at the 50th anniversary event of the longstanding Rancho Bernardo Study on Healthy Aging. They are working with the Shock Center, which is a collaboration between the Salk Institute, UC San Diego and Sanford Burnham Prebys. Together they are leveraging the long-running human study to enable cellular research on diversity of aging. The Shock Center now collects patient samples from the Rancho Bernardo cohort in an effort to develop human cell models of aging for use by the aging research field, officials said.

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