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Month: September 2020

Spheroids
New results published in the journal Biofabrication may help researchers on their quest to regenerate vascularized tissues. 
Lifespan News on cat aging clocks
On this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally talks about an epigenetic clock for cats, accelerated epigenetic aging in athletes, a two-pronged approach to bone repair, caloric restriction benefiting DNA repair in mice, and a new research center to study aging.
Targeting tumors
A group of researchers have devised an effective anti-cancer therapy by loading cytokine-coding RNA fragments into lipid nanoparticles and injecting them directly into the tumor [1]. Anti-cancer immunotherapy is a powerful novel strategy that has given hope to millions of cancer patients. The immune system has a few aces up its sleeve when fighting cancer,...
Ribes meyeri
Researchers have published a new animal study showing that the plant flavonoid naringenin may be useful in targeting problematic senescent cells in the brain. Ribes meyeri (also known as Ribes meyeri maxim) is a native plant to central Asia, Mongolia and Northeast Afghanistan and is part of the Saxifragaceae family and the Ribes genus; this...
Elena Milova and Daria Khaltourina at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Daria Khaltourina of the International Longevity Alliance discuss whether or not aging should be considered a disease by the World Health Organization, and what its classification means to the medical community, longevity advocates, and the general public. Daria also talks about the...
Rick Kiessig interview
Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Rick Kiessig, the co-founder of Kimer Med, a company developing a broad-spectrum antiviral that has the potential to destroy a wide range of viruses. Its drug, known as VTose, is a variant of an older antiviral drug known as DRACO, which unfortunately failed to gain sufficient funding a...