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March 04, 2021
A professor at the University of Southern California has proposed that longevity researchers expand their toolkit to include social hallmarks of aging [1]. This paper is one of a trio that offer a fresh perspective on geroscience by trying to integrate findings from a biological approach into the complex dynamics of humans as social animals....
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March 04, 2021
Rejuvenation biotechnology startup founder Kizoo has provided Elastrin, a company that focuses on removing calcification from tissue, with seed funding. The company Elastrin is named for elastin, which comprises the fibers affected by this calcification. The company is using a proprietary antibody to deliver a nanoparticle-encased therapeutic agent directly to the fibers in question. The...
March 03, 2021
BioAge, in a recent press release, has announced the start of its phase 2a clinical trial in elderly patients with unexplained anemia. BioAge is a California-based company founded in 2015 with a very direct focus on aging. It utilizes a systems biology approach and AI-based drug discovery platform to target important pathways which are found...
March 02, 2021
This is part one of a two-part article where we take a look at NAD+ biology, its history, how it relates to the biology of aging, and the potential for therapeutic interventions via the so-called NAD+ precursors. What is NAD+? Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a coenzyme found in all living cells. It is a...
LSN longevity pharmacology
March 02, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses longevity pharmacology, atrophy of the circadian clock, SIRT3 and lung fibrosis, research that suggests that we should look beyond biology to slow aging, and our Science to Save the World episode on ancestral memories. Further Reading Longevity Pharmacology Comes of Age Atrophy of the Neuronal Circadian Clock...
Matt Kaeberlein interview
March 02, 2021
Almost three years ago, Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, a Professor of Pathology and an Adjunct Professor of both Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, outlined the nascent Dog Aging Project (DAP) for our readers in an extensive interview. Along with the intrinsic value of helping our beloved pets live...