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News from the Life Span Institute

At the Life Span Institute, we improve the quality of people’s lives through research. Explore and share stories you’ll find here about our investigators, students and staff, and the outcomes of our research.


The LSI 2023 Collaboratory

More than 100 researchers, staff and graduate students from the KU Life Span Institute gathered in person for the 2023 Collaboratory on Jan. 12 to learn about the health of institute, discuss ways the COVID-19 pandemic has changed their work, and to focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in research. Director John Colombo gave an overview of the Life Span Institute and its 12 research centers. 

Keep in control of alcohol intake over the holidays with these tips

During the holidays, we are often inundated with opportunities for merry-making, but too much of some seasonal spirits can leave you feeling wrung out.

Intersections newsletter logo: discoveries, people and impact


Through Intersections, we share stories of the impact of our research. Intersections offers new research findings, features about research in progress, and showcases our scientists and students—and the questions that drive them.


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