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Glenn Foundation donates $2 million to MIT to establish aging research center

Published on 29th Jun 2015

Published on 29th June 2015

The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research has donated  $2million to MIT to create a new research center for the study of ageing.

Researchers hope to discover mechanisms which control the ageing process and treatments which can prevent neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

According to Mark R. Collins, president and director of the Glenn Foundation the goal is “to prevent or delay the onset of age-related disease and decline, thereby extending human healthspan”.

Read the full press release here