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Eric Klopack

Eric Klopack

Eric Klopack is a postdoctoral researcher in gerontology at University of Southern California.

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New research finds social stress can speed up immune system aging

By: - June 23, 2022

As people age, their immune systems naturally begin to decline. This aging of the immune system, called immunosenescence, may be an important part of such age-related health problems as cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as older people’s less effective response to vaccines. But not all immune systems age at the same rate. In our […]