What if Aging Is a Curable Disease?

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Age disease – conceptual model
Maybe aging is a curable disease, but what then?  How large can the human population grow [MORE]

The “Molecular Footprint” of Aging

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene regulatory footprint of aging
Proteomic and genomic bioengineers have deciphered some of the molecular actions of genes and proteins that [MORE]

Telomere Length in Different Tissues

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telomere length across human tissues
This piece, from investigators at The University of Chicago and other genetics centers, discusses the variation [MORE]

The Gut Virome Database (GVD)

November 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human gut virome
Here’s a new frontier in human biology—the gut virome.  Researchers at Ohio State University have compiled the first [MORE]

Making Old Organs Transplantable

November 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Preserving organs for transplantation
From transplant surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital come findings about how to rejuvenate older organs from [MORE]

A Vaccine Against Aging

September 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

CD153 vaccine
Osaka University School of Medicine:  “Here, we show the long-lasting effect of using CD153 vaccination to remove senescent T [MORE]

Saline + Albumin in Diluted Plasma Reverses Aging in Mice

August 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mice grew significantly more new muscle fibers, shown as pink “donut” shapes
From bioengineers at the University of California Berkeley:  “using [MORE]

114 Year Old Stem Cells

June 16, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Why do people over 100 years old age so slowly?  This was the question  of interventional gerontologists at the Sanford [MORE]

Proteomics of Aging

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Clinical lab mass spectometry
“Might medical laboratories someday use proteomic biomarkers to help physicians gauge the aging progression in patients? Might [MORE]

Risk-Depleted Genomes

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human genome sequencing
Australian geneticists associated with the Garvan Institute (Sydney, Australia) have offered the first release of the Medical Genome [MORE]

Proteomics of Aging

April 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Zombie cells
Even if extending life expectancy doesn’t require our willing suspension of disbelief, figuring out the molecular biology of aging [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Delayed Aging

March 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

George M. Church
Scientists at Rejuvenate Bio (San Diego, CA), including Harvard biologist and company founder George Church, have done experiments [MORE]

Genetics of Disease and Aging

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epigenetic mechanisms.
Disease and aging usually are thought to be distinct processes, but that may not be entirely so.  Biologists at [MORE]

Cell Lifespan within Organs

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isotope imaging of aging Pancreatic cells
“Age mosaicism” is the term researchers at the Salk Institute use describe their findings about [MORE]