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The CR Society Scientific Summit



Leading researchers of calorie restriction in humans and in nonhuman primates met with CR Society members to focus on the translation of science to practice.

Purposes of the Summit


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2013 CR Society Conference



The CR Society conference was held at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato California June 5 - 8, 2013. This conference marked the 10-year anniversary of the founding of the CR Society as a non profit organization at CR II which was held in Madison Wisconsin June 5 - 8 2003.

The topics will included CR and Cancer, CR Primate Studies, Biological Clocks and Physical Activity, Stem cell/senescence/rejuvenation. Read more.
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Our goal is to provide guidance for better health and longer life based on evolving knowledge garnered from continuing research in various branches of science. Our information archives date back to our beginning in 1995 and can be searched by specific topics, author or range of dates. The archives record every email conversation held on our email lists. There you can search any subject related to nutrition, CR science, age related diseases, exercise and so much more. It is a wonderful research tool whether you just want to learn more about CR or have been a long term practitioner.

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Graph adapted from: Weindruch R, et al. (1986). "The retardation of aging in mice by dietary restriction: longevity, cancer, immunity and lifetime energy intake." Journal of Nutrition, April, 116(4), pages 641-54.