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Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL),
 
College: College of Education and Human Development
Department: Health and Kinesiology
Director: Dr. Nicolaas E.P. Deutz
Main Mission: Research
Brief Description: The Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity is engaged in ongoing translational research on nutrition, exercise, and metabolism in relation to aging and the common diseases of our aging population. These diseases include, cancer, heart failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF). Translation of knowledge from basic and applied sciences to care and clinical practice for older adults is the overall goal of our group.
Keywords: Aging, Nutrition, Exercise, Diseases, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Cystic fibrosis (CF)