Regulation of Human Aging Genes and their Association | HBKU
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Regulation of Human Aging Genes and their Association with Frailty and Clinical Phenotypes

  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • College of Health and Life Sciences
  • B015, Penrose (LAS Building)

This seminar will discuss the regulation of human aging genes and understanding the aging process to enable the discovery of omics-based biomarkers for risk, diagnosis and prognosis of frailty in old adults.

Aging is increasingly becoming a common problem and is associated with frailty that results in a number of disabilities and diseases. In this seminar, Dr. Imad Abugessaisa of the Riken Center, will explore the genetic regulation of aging through the transcriptional profiling a cohort of old adults. This analysis provided insights into genetic regulation relevant to an aged population.

Dr. Imad Abugessaisa, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

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