Air Pollution and Cigarette Smoke in Aging: Malsynergies Across the Life Course

Air Pollution and Cigarette Smoke in Aging: Malsynergies Across the Life Course

May 7, 2018

Address

727 E. Tyler St.
Tempe, AZ 85287

Location

Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Date and Time

May 22, 2018, 1:00 pm (Length: 1 hour 0 minutes)

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Caleb Finch, Ph.D., University Professor, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

Urban air pollution and cigarette smoke increase risks of dementia and many other later life conditions. Rodent models document shared mechanisms of inflammatory pathways shared by baseline aging processes in brain and other tissues. The mechanisms in supra-additive effects of cigarette smoke and air pollution remain obscure.