Dr. Nir Barzilai works with more than 500 Ashkenazi Jews—healthy centenarians over age 95—and their children to help identify genes that could lead to new drug therapies that might help people live longer, healthier lives and avoid or delay age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's and type 2 diabetes.
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community during the challenging winter months. Thank you for anything you can do to help.