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Tag: B2M

Erase bad cells
A group of researchers has developed a delivery system that identifies senescent cells and injects them with a deadly compound. This offers a potential solution to the problem of targeted delivery of senolytics [1]. Cellular senescence has been implicated in numerous aging-related disorders, including fibrosis, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's. Today, senolytics, drugs that remove senescent...
Irina and Michael Conboy
Back in 2005, Drs. Irina and Michael Conboy showed that joining the circulatory systems of young and old mice together in a procedure called parabiosis could rejuvenate aged tissues and reverse some aspects of aging in old mice. Following this discovery, many researchers concluded that there must be something special in young blood that was...
Blood filter
Alkahest has announced plans to launch a Phase 2 human trial that aims to address cognitive impairment and takes the unusual approach of using an external medical device that filters a harmful protein from the blood of end-stage renal disease patients. The medical device, known as an AKST1210, will be connected in-line with a haemodialysis...