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Tag: ApoptoSENS

October 12, 2018
The October Journal Club will be focusing on a new study in worms where a combination of compounds acted in synergy to almost double lifespan. SUMMARY There is growing interest in pharmacological interventions directly targeting the aging process. Pharmacological interventions against aging should be efficacious when started in adults and, ideally, repurpose existing drugs. We...
October 11, 2018
Senolytics are the first therapies that directly target an aging process in order to delay or prevent age-related diseases, and they are now in human trials. Today, we think that it is the ideal time to have a look at how they work and what companies are involved. Senescent cells and aging As we get...
July 11, 2017
Oisin Biotechnologies is a rejuvenation biotechnology company that received its seed funding from the Methuselah Foundation and the SENS Research Foundation a few years ago. The current focus of Oisin is the targeted clearance of senescent cells through senolytics. Senescent cells are one of the hallmarks of aging, and as they accumulate, they encourage age-related...
June 01, 2017
We have been busy advocating for rejuvenation biotechnology. Elena Milova recently attended the first International Longevity and Cryopreservation Summit in Madrid with a talk about how to deliver the most effective messages to engage the general public to support aging and rejuvenation research. We will shortly have a number of exciting articles about the conference,...
March 25, 2017
The breaking news today is that yet another research group has entered the field of senescent cell clearance to treat aging. Therapies that remove senescent cells are known as senolytics, and they have been a hot topic for the past year or so. Before we talk about the new study, let's take a look at...
February 25, 2017
The SENS Research Foundation (SRF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is on developing and ensuring widespread access to rejuvenation biotechnologies meant to bring the pathologies of old age under comprehensive medical control. SRF was co-founded in March 2009 by Michael Kope, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Jeff Hall, Sarah Marr, and Kevin Perrott. The approach to...