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The journal club returns on Tuesday 31st January at 12:00 Eastern on our Facebook page with host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. We are looking at a preprint this time where partial reprogramming factors were used to reverse some aspects of aging in old mice. The paper is called Gene Therapy Mediated Partial Reprogramming Extends Lifespan and...
The Journal Club returns at 12:00 Eastern time, November 29th on our Facebook channel. Dr. Medvedik will be taking a look at the recent paper entitled "Rapamycin treatment during development extends life span and health span of male mice and Daphnia magna"[1]. Abstract Development is tightly connected to aging, but whether pharmacologically targeting development can...
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Journal Club returns live on our Facebook channel on October 25th at 12:00 Eastern time. Dr. Oliver Medvedik will be taking a look at a recent study published in Nature Aging that has shown that short-term rapamycin treatment in early adulthood extends lifespan in flies and improves gut health in both flies and mice [1]....
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The Journal Club returns to our Facebook page on Tuesday 30th August at 12:00 Eastern with your host, Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month, we investigate a paper, Old plasma dilution reduces human biological age: a clinical study, in which Irina Conboy and her team investigated the effects of therapeutic plasma exchange on aging in people....
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Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, will return on July 26, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time. This month, we are going to be taking a look at a recent paper where researchers showed that old human skin rejuvenated when implanted in young mice [1]. The study helps to pave the way for therapies that...
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The Journal Club returns on June 28th at 12:00 Eastern Standard time with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month we are taking a look at a recent paper that explores species somatic mutation and lifespan correlation published in the journal Nature. Abstract The rates and patterns of somatic mutation in normal tissues are largely...