CIHR Summer Program in Aging (SPA) 2021– apply by February 25 – now on ResearchNet The CIHR Institute of Aging has partnered with the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) to host an interactive training event: Longitudinal Studies on Aging: Understanding Health Span and Longevity. This year’s CIHR-IA Summer Program in Aging (SPA) will … Continue reading CIHR Summer Program in Aging (SPA) 2021
Global E-Brief Newsletter
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Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations
Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Director, Global Aging and Community Initiative at Mount Saint Vincent University, is part of an international team of scholars recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study, “The Demography of Chronic Pain: A population approach to pain trends, pain disparities, and pain-related disability … Continue reading Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations
Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age
Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging Community Initiative was interviewed on News 95.7 FM about a study relating to the trauma of war in Vietnam and its lasting effects on health in older people (Click on The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. Nov 13, 2020, 02:05 PM - interview starts 15 min into the show) … Continue reading Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age
Can Pain Change Over Time?
"Disparities in Pain: How are they changing over time?" This presentation was given by GACI affiliate Anna Zajacova, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Western University at the 2020 TRENDS Annual Meeting.
Surviving War: Biomarkers Reveal Effects on the Body and Mind
"How Does Surviving War Age the Body and Mind? An Analysis of Subjective Age in Vietnam." This presentation was recently given to the National Institutes of Health sponsored Biomarker meetings by GACI affiliate Kim Korinek, Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program & Professor, Sociology Department, University of Utah.