CAAD Mission

The center’s mission is to:


  • Design and conduct molecular, genetic, cellular and behavioral research to investigate aging and associated physical and mental disorders.
  • Study the role of metabolism and oxidative stress in age associated diseases.
  • Educate and train cadres of Egyptian scientists and clinicians in the fields of aging and associated chronic and degenerative diseases.
  • Foster collaborative efforts to enhance clinical, social and economic research on aging with the primary goal of improving the quality of life of the Egyptian and Arab elderly.
  • Provide research resources to Egyptian and Arab researchers in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics.
  • Disseminate information about aging and advances in research to the public, health care professionals and the scientific community.