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ISL Affiliate Joe. C Watso Receives AHA Career Development Award

Congratulations to Dr. Joe C. Watso, an ISL Affiliate, who is the Principal Investigator for an American Heart Association Career Development Award ($231,000) on:

“A New Time-Efficient Respiratory Training to Improve Blood Pressure and Vascular Function in Adults with Obesity”.

Chris Martin discusses his memory-improving smartphone app

A study conducted by Chris Martin, Institute for Successful Longevity Faculty Affiliate and assistant professor of Psychology, and researchers at the University of Toronto shows that a smartphone application they developed can enhance memory function in older adults.  

Brad Schmidt receives $3.7 million grant to combat anxiety in older adults with Alzheimer’s, cognitive impairment

For the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, or mild cognitive impairment, anxiety is often an accompanying challenge.

A Florida State University psychologist has received a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study intervention techniques that aim to combat anxiety in these groups and improve quality of life.

Dawn Carr, Miles Taylor win $400,000 NIH grant to study psychological resiliency

Dawn Carr and Miles Taylor, both Faculty Affiliates of the Institute for Successful Longevity, have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for more than $400,000 to study the health effects of psychological resiliency.

Aging and technology expert Jeff Kaye to join ISL researchers in panel discussion and give an ISL Lecture Series talk on December 15

A national expert on aging will join researchers from Florida State University in a December 15 panel discussion on “Technology for Home Health Monitoring” that is open to the public.

Almond Board of California awards Ravinder Nagpal grant to explore the effect of almonds on gut health

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been awarded a $177,000 research grant from the Almond Board of California through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The award will fund research on the effect of almonds on gut health in people who are classified as overweight or obese.