Daniel Christopher Parker
Medical Instructor in the Department of Medicine

Biological aging is the greatest risk factor for most chronic diseases, including frailty and dementia. The geroscience hypothesis posits that interventions that target aspects of biological aging may delay or prevent many of these diseases simultaneously. My research centers on understanding the mechanisms of interventions that affect biological aging, like exercise training and caloric restriction and using that understanding to develop therapies that maintain cognitive and physical function in older adults.

Current Research Interests

biological aging, geroscience, geroprotection, caloric restriction, exercise training, Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, age-related cognitive impairment

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