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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Dr. John Hardy: HCOA Distinguished Lecture Speaker

Dr. John Hardy presented at the HCOA Distinguished Lecture. His lecture was titled 'Into Dementia: Where and how far are we from effective treatments?' 

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Keep an eye on elderly family members this holiday season

Dr. Angela Catic, assistant professor in the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine, gives tips on signs and symptoms to look for when traveling with or visiting an elder adult.

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7th Annual Postdoctoral Science Symposium

Dr. Laure Maneix was recognized by UT MD Anderson Cancer Center with first place in the poster presentation competition held Sept. 28, 2017. The Annual Postdoctoral Symposium aims to highlight outstanding research work by postdoctoral fellows in the TMC Community. Dr. Maneix presented her extensive work on the regulation of epigenetics and transcriptional dynamics by nuclear proteolysis in multiple myeloma.

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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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Frontiers of Aging Seminar

Rick Morimoto, Ph.D. (professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.) presents at the Frontiers of Aging Seminar, "The Biology of Proteostasis in Aging and Disease".

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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.