Aging kidney: Modern perspectives for an 'old' problem

Fabrizio Grosjean, Helen Vlassara, Gary E. Striker

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The scientific community and health systems will have to address the increasing incidence of reduced kidney function because of progressive global aging. The aim of this review is to describe the morphological and functional alterations that characterize the aging kidney and to suggest not only pharmaceutical pathways but also lifestyle changes that could be beneficially targeted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)737-748
Number of pages12
JournalAging Health
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011


  • advanced glycation end product
  • AGER1
  • aging kidney
  • chronic kidney disease
  • diet
  • Klotho
  • mTOR
  • oxidant stress
  • SIRT1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Medicine(all)


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