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The Journal Club returns on Tuesday May 23rd at 12:00 Eastern with your host, Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month we are taking a look at a recent paper where researchers have engineered cells to age slower using synthetic biology[1]. Synthetic biology is an area of research that focuses on redesigning living things to do new...
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In the Journal Club this month we will exploring a new study published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, where researchers demonstrated that by manipulating the DREAM protein complex, a major regulator of DNA damage response, it may be possible to reduce the number of DNA mutations accumulated with age. Dr. Oliver Medvedik will be...
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The Journal Club returns on Tuesday 28th March at 12:00 PM Eastern time to the Lifespan.io Facebook channel. This month Dr. Oliver Medvedik will be exploring a recent study which looked at the effects of prolonged fasting on human macrophages and how metabolites from that fasting increased median lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. Abstract Periodic prolonged...
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The Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, returns to the Lifespan.io Facebook page at 12:00 on Tuesday, February 28th. This month, we are covering a recent paper that showed a method of restoring youthful collagen production in aged skin [1]. If you would like some background, check out our article 'New Way to Help...
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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...