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Ravinder Nagpal awarded grant for Alzheimer's research from Infectious Diseases Society of America

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 an early-career investigator grant by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation’s to explore a potential link between infectious diseases and the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.

Zhe He honored by the Association for Information Science and Technology

Zhe He, Ph.D., a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity and Associate Professor in the School of Information, has been honored by the Association for Informati

Jasminka Ilich-Ernst wins Fulbright Scholarship to do research in Serbia

Three Florida State University researchers have earned prestigious Fulbright Scholar Fellowships that will see them take their research abroad in the coming year, including Jasminka Ilich-Ernst, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity.

Dawn Carr wins mid-career award for work on aging and health

Dawn Carr, Ph.D., a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has won an international award for her work on social engagement and healthy functioning for adults in later life. 

Carr, Associate Professor in FSU’s Sociology Department and the director of the university’s Claude Pepper Institute, earned the 2022 Ewald W. Busse Research Award for excellence in the social/behavioral sciences.

Jing Wang, Dean of Nursing and ISL Faculty Affiliate, named to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation board

Jing Wang, dean of the Florida State University College of Nursing and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been named to the board of trustees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Wang is the first administrator from an institution within the State University System of Florida to serve on the board in at least 30 years.

Institute awards its 2022 ISL Planning Grants to Brad Schmidt, Geraldine Martorella, Zhe He

Winners of the ISL Planning Grants for 2022, from left: Brad Schmidt, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology, Geraldine Martorella, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, and Zhe He, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Program Chair of MSIT in the School of Information.

National Science Foundation honors Shayok Chakraborty with the NSF CAREER Award

Shayok Chakraborty, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been honored by the National Science Foundation with its CAREER Award.

The NSF CAREER Award is considered a leading honor for early career researchers.

ISL researchers use AI to prompt older adults’ participation in research

 

In a new study, a research team of Institute for Successful Longevity Faculty Affiliates and other scientists explores the challenges of recruiting and retaining older adults to participate in research.

The study also marks the first step of a broad, interdisciplinary FSU effort to increasingly use artificial intelligence in research.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Dawn Carr named director of FSU’s Claude Pepper Center

 

The Claude Pepper Center at Florida State University has a new director. 

Dawn C. Carr, a professor in Florida State University’s Sociology Department and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity and a faculty associate for the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, will now oversee the Pepper Center, which has one of FSU’s largest endowments.