HCOA's Mission and Vision

The Huffington Center On Aging's mission is to advance the quality of late life through exemplary research, education, patient care, and community outreach. Our vision is to add life to years, not just years to life. See our about us page for more information about the center. 

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HCOA Distinguished Lecture Speakers

Distinguished speakers like Dr. John Hardy focus on topics on aging research and quality of life for our aging population. His lecture was titled 'Into Dementia: Where and how far are we from effective treatments?' See additional presenters. 

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BCM 5K Wellness Run/Walk

The HCOA Ageless Wonders participated in the BCM 5K Wellness Oct. 21 at Baylor College of Medicine. It marked the group's 4th annual participation in the event. We are proud to announce that the HCOA recruited the largest team to participate!

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Doctors are going beyond hospital walls to care for patients

The House calls program is bringing doctors and medical student to the homes of patients. Read more.

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Creative Minds: Reprogramming the Brain

An article featuring Dr. Melanie Samels research work was posted in the NIH Director's Blog. View article.

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Dr. Meng Wang receives TAMESTX Award

Dr. Meng Wang receiving the Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas O'Donnell Award in Medicine.

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Dr. Meng Wang awarded Pioneer Award from National Institutes of Health

Wang’s project will harness the power of functional genomics and metabolomics and test a new conceptual idea for metabolite-directed signaling communication. View news release.