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Healthy Aging Research CenterResearch Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.harc.umed.pl/en/about-us

Description

HARC:

  • Multidisciplinary research center dedicated specifically to improve a  health care system of elderly society.
  • Project involves education, prevention and clinical studies.
  • In the first phase it works as a structured network of research units.
  • HARC is opened to new participants from both academia and business.
  • HARC is opened to international collaboration.

 

Aims

  • Development of the integrated research dedicated to different aspects of prolongation of a lifespan and healthy aging;
  • Coordination of the research activities with activities of regional authorities, innovative companies, non-profit organizations and patients’ associations.

Main research areas

Major areas of research

  • Innovation in the elderly health care;
  • Social aspects of healthy aging, physical and intellectual activity, new communication technologies for elderly people;
  • Markers of early ageing;
  • Molecular aspects of  aging (oxidative stress, neurodegenerative diseases, civilization diseases- obesity, diabetes, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases).

Research disciplines

Basic natural sciences,Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral,Engineering/Technology/Architecture

Contact

prof. Marek L. Kowalski, MD, PhD

Email

marek.kowalski@umed.lodz.pl

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