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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.

Yan Li wins $1.8-million NIH grant to develop new treatments for stroke patients

Yan Li is Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity

The National Institutes of Health is funding a $1.8-million project led by Yan Li, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity and a researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, that will use artificially grown, simplified mini-organs to create medicine that targets brain cells damaged by stroke.

Matthew ‘Jake’ Martenson wins ISL Student Poster Day competition

Matthew “Jake” Martenson has won the Institute for Successful Longevity’s 2022 Student Poster Day competition.

Martenson is a student of Dr. Judy Delp of the College of Medicine and Dr. Lynn Panton of the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Martenson’s presentation was titled “Stretching with Ankle Dorsiflexion Splint Improves Measures of Microvascular Reactivity and Oxygen Extraction in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease.”

Amy Mullins of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology awarded ISL’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship

Amy Mullins, a doctoral candidate in Nutrition and Integrative Physiology and winner of the Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship, with her major professor, Bahram H. Arjmandi

Public invited to “Bridging Resilience Divides: Technology, Transportation, and Communications” conference April 14-16

You are invited to join university researchers and community experts in a workshop on “Bridging Resilience Divides: Technology, Transportation, and Communications,” April 14-16 at Florida State University’s Turnbull Center.

Watch Bradley Gordon's Brown Bag talk on "How Does Testosterone Really Make My Muscles Bigger"

If you missed Bradley Gordon’s talk on “How Does Testosterone Really Make My Muscles Bigger: Implications for Aging,” you can now watch it here, via ISL’s YouTube Channel.

Walter Boot chosen as Associate Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity

Walter Boot, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, has been chosen to be Associate Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity.