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Month: February 2019

In order to remain healthy and functional, cells have a number of maintenance systems that help them to dispose of metabolic waste and unwanted proteins. Autophagy is perhaps the best-known example of how cells purge their waste, and another is the ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS). Researchers are working on ways to boost the activity of the...
A consortium of groups has come together with the painstaking task of charting the longevity industry, such as its companies, journalists, thought leaders, investors, and recent developments. The Longevity Industry in UK Landscape Overview 2018 report covers a great amount of ground and is well worth a read for people who are interested in this...
The February Journal Club focused on the recent paper "Genomics of 1 million parent lifespans implicates novel pathways and common diseases and distinguishes survival chances". Hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, we were joined by study author Dr. Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, UK, who guides us through this fascinating genomics study of human...
Researchers at UC San Francisco have taken science a step closer to creating stem cells that are effectively "invisible" to the immune system. This may ultimately lead to the production of "off-the-shelf" stem cell therapies that do not need to be patient matched. The immune system is a double-edged sword One of the big challenges...
On Monday, April 8th, we will be hosting our second Lifespan.io webinar, during which we will be discussing the microbiome and its role in aging and disease. Our second research webinar Our work is largely supported by the generosity of our monthly patrons, the Lifespan Heroes, so to thank them we have launched a new...
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July 2019 will see the launch of our second Ending Age-Related Diseases conference at the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union in New York City. The event was so popular last year that we decided to expand it to two full days of science and biotech business this year. We will be bringing you the...