Michael Birt

Michael Birt is director of the Center for Sustainable Health at ASU’s Biodesign Institute. He began working on aging issues in Japan in 1990.

Future Tense
Nov. 8 2013 8:33 AMCan Old Dogs Learn New Tricks?How China, Japan, and the U.S. can promote innovation in an age of longer lifespans.
Future Tense
Sept. 26 2013 10:43 AMIt Takes a Village, Part IIHow to support the coming boom in the elderly population.
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