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Aging and Disease    2018, Vol. 9 Issue (2) : 331-333     DOI: 10.14336/AD.2017.1120
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Aging Health and R&D for Healthy Longevity Must Be Included into the WHO Work Program
Ilia Stambler1,3,*,Kunlin Jin2,3,Stephanie Lederman4,Nir Barzilai4,5,S. Jay Olshansky4,6,Emem Omokaro7,Jane Barratt8,Vladimir N. Anisimov9,Suresh Rattan10,11,Shaohua Yang2,3,Michael Forster2,3,Julie Byles12
1Department of Science, Technology and Society, Bar Ilan University, Israeli Longevity Alliance, and Vetek (Seniority) Association - the Senior Citizens Movement, Israel.
2Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Institute for Healthy Aging, University of North Texas, USA.
3International Society on Aging and Disease, Texas, USA.
4American Federation for Aging Research, New York, USA.
5Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.
6The School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA.
7African Society for Ageing Research and Development, and Gerontology Association of Nigeria, Nigeria
8International Federation on Ageing, Toronto, Canada.
9The Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation.
10Biological Section, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (European Region, IAGG-ER).
11Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
12International Longevity Centre-Australia, and Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Issue Date: 01 April 2018
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Kunlin Jin
Stephanie Lederman
Nir Barzilai
S. Jay Olshansky
Emem Omokaro
Jane Barratt
Vladimir N. Anisimov
Suresh Rattan
Shaohua Yang
Michael Forster
Julie Byles
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Ilia Stambler,Kunlin Jin,Stephanie Lederman, et al. Aging Health and R&D for Healthy Longevity Must Be Included into the WHO Work Program[J]. A&D, 2018, 9(2): 331-333.
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