Slowing Progression of Frailty in Older Mice

Updated October 14, 2020

A study of mice ages 24-28 months old, the equivalent of 65-to-80-year-old adults, has found that frailty can be slowed with what might be considered “over” supplementation with vitamin D, referred to as “hypersufficiency.” The research builds on previous work that Kenneth L. Seldeen, PhD, research assistant professor of medicine, has been conducting for more than a decade with colleague Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and director of UB’s Center for Successful Aging