Renaissance Award Winner Nabil Khaja Arrives in Japan to Study Longevity

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Read more about Nabil's journey to Japan and his studies on longevity.

The Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging is thrilled to announce that 4th year student Nabil Khaja has arrived in Okinawa, Japan. Nabil is one of this year's recipients of The Drs. Jolie Ringash and Glen Bandiera Renaissance Award. Over the next several weeks he will be studying longevity in Okinawa; an island in Japan with one of the highest proportions of centenarians on the planet. Upon safely arriving in Okinawa, Nabil described his journey as taking "3 planes, a train ride and a full day". Although Nabil is 13 hours ahead of Hamilton time, he will be providing updates whenever possible.

Stay tuned for more news from Nabil and his research in the upcoming weeks.

Click the following links for more information on Nabil and the Renaissance Award

McMaster Daily News: Renaissance Award winners to study Japanese longevity, 100-mile diet

Gilbrea News: Renaissance Award winner to study Japanese longevity

Renaissance Award winners to study Japanese longevity, 100-mile diet - See more at: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/renaissance-award-winners-to-study-...
Renaissance Award winners to study Japanese longevity, 100-mile diet - See more at: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/renaissance-award-winners-to-study-...
Renaissance Award winners to study Japanese longevity, 100-mile diet - See more at: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/renaissance-award-winners-to-study-...
Renaissance Award winners to study Japanese longevity, 100-mile diet - See more at: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/renaissance-award-winners-to-study-...