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Eli Puterman, PhD

Photograph of Eli PutermanEli's research highlights the benefits of regular physical activity and social connections of those experiencing chronic stress in their lives. His work suggests that the stress-disease link can possibly be broken when people maintain a healthy physical activity regimen and close connections with others. Eli's current research, supported by a K99/R00 award from The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will examine (1) the dynamic interplay between lifestyle factors and accumulation of life stress across adulthood to predict risk for cardiovascular disease and associated physiological weathering and (2) the cellular effects of an exercise intervention in chronically stressed individuals. For more information about Eli Puterman and a complete list of his publications, please visit Eli's profile page at UCSF.



Eli will be presenting The skin we live in: Psychological, social, and behavioral pathways to telomere maintenance (and implications for skin aging) at the 3rd Skin Physiology International Meeting, November 22nd and 23rd in Vichy, France.

Eli will be presenting Stress and biological aging: What's lifestyle got to do with it? at the Frist Annual Living at Your Peak Conference, September 13th - 15th in Vail, Colorado.

Publications on PubMed

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