A New Academic Year Begins at the
Stanford Center on Longevity

We will again be offering an undergraduate student practicum in which interested students can explore topics related to longevity with the guidance of the Center on Longevity staff. Previous students have explored topics ranging from cognitive decline to exercise to the effects of music. Read more >>>
Stanford Center on Longevity and Population Reference Bureau Issue Index of Well-Being in Older Populations
Global population aging is unprecedented in history and has far-reaching consequences for the nations of the world.  The SCL/PRB Index summarizes 12 key indicators of material, physical, social and emotional well being in the United States and 11 European Countries.
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Stanford Arthritis Shoe Hits Shelves
Professor of Bioengineering Tom Andriacchi has spent the past 20 years investigating the mechanics of how we walk.  His research has led not only to a greater understanding of walking gaits and diseases such as osteoarthritis, but also to something he never expected – a line of shoes that helps people suffering from pain.  With the help of the Stanford Center on Longevity, where he is a member of the Faculty Steering Committee, The Walking Company has begun selling the ABEO Smart System line of shoes based on Andriacchi’s research.
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