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About Us - Mission & Goals

Missions and goals:

  • To enhance and extend human health span and improve the quality of life in the aging population through excellence in biomedical research, by providing a stimulating and collegial environment, for a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary effort to aging related research
  • To develop novel therapeutic and diagnostic approaches for promotion of healthy aging, through synergistic interaction and inter-laboratory/department/faculty collaboration
  • To offer excellent training opportunities and post-graduate education in both laboratory and clinical medicine for research on aging related diseases

Major research themes:

  • Degeneration and Regeneration
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Vascular Biology
  • Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering

Strategic directions:

  • Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy in Aging Diseases
  • Biomarkers and Drug Discovery in Aging
  • Genetics, Epigenetics and Phenotyping in Aging

Indeed, the Centre has already established within the Faculty, and through collaboration with International and Mainland China partners, a strong scientific platform extending from basic to preclinical and translational research in the above areas.

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