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Category: Lifespan.io Projects

February 04, 2020
Researchers from SENS Research Foundation, including Matthew O'Connor and Amutha Boominathan, have published a new study showing how codons play an important role in getting copies of mitochondrial genes placed in the cellular nucleus to express themselves correctly [1]. A possible solution to mitochondrial diseases Mitochondrial disease is not a single disease; in fact, it...
January 08, 2020
Just a quick update to let you know that we are back from the Festive holidays and are working on getting all backer gifts for the MitoMouse project produced and shipped. We had a slight glitch in the system and did not get some of the backers shipping details or sizes so we are currently...
October 30, 2019
Wonderful news today: the MitoMouse project has reached its first stretch goal, and the research will now have even more scope thanks to the efforts of the community. We would like to thank Anthony Jennings, Jose Almeida, Daria Khaltourina, Max Twemlow, Denis Dmitriev, Daniel Smith, and Ingrid Wolf for helping us to hit the first stretch...
October 29, 2019
Good news for the MitoMouse project! Thanks to the support of the community, LongeCity has already agreed to donate several thousand dollars to the MitoMouse campaign. It plans to expand this support, fully funding the stretch goal of $75,000 if we are able to reach the first $65,000 goal. With just $1460 left to go...
October 29, 2019
It has been a while since the last update from MMTP, so we wanted to let you know how things are progressing.  As we explained in the last update, the internal review board (IRB) has concerns and further questions relating to the ethics of life extension and lifespan studies, and we are continuing to try...
October 18, 2019
Wonderful news: the MitoMouse project has successfully reached its initial $50k goal and is well on the way towards the first stretch goal! This means that the project will launch at the lab and the MitoMouse strain will be created. The next step for this ambitious project is to actually create progeny from the SickMice and...