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Tag: Biomarkers

February 25, 2021
A new study shows that functional deterioration of the nervous system contributes to late-life mortality and identifies a related bloodborne biomarker for all-cause mortality [1]. Neurofilament light chain (NfL) is a structural protein found in nerve cells. The nervous system has been implicated in aging and longevity, so the fact that NfL can be detected...
Polina Mamoshina at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020
December 02, 2020
At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Dr. Polina Mamoshina of Insilico Medicine gave a talk on the subject of biomarkers of human aging that are generated through deep learning algorithms. Deep learning, an advancement over older algorithms of artificial intelligence, has allowed for the useful collection of various data, including facial analysis, bone x-rays, blood markers,...
Keith Comito Longevity Dividend
November 06, 2020
At the Eurosymposium on Healthy Aging 2020, president Keith Comito discusses how to take lessons from other fields in generating, storing, and using biomarker data systems in order to provide useful information on aging at both the personal and the population levels. This information is currently not standardized, and this makes it difficult to...
Biomarkers of Aging at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020
October 23, 2020
In this panel discussion from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Vadim Gladyshev of Harvard Medical School chairs a panel with Steve Horvath of UCLA, Kristen Fortney of BioAge Labs, Stanislav Skakun of Biodata, and Peter Fedichev of GERO to discuss biomarkers and their critical role in developing and evaluating drugs and therapies that treat the root... logo
September 18, 2020
A new app created by Hong Kong-based Deep Longevity might help you stay in your prime longer, keep your mind sharp, and maintain habits that keep your biological age lower than your chronological age. Introducing It has been an increasing trend in recent years for companies to develop health and fitness apps that track...
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September 11, 2020
Today, we have something a little bit different: progress in aging biomarkers but, this time, for cats! The race has been on for some years now to create biomarkers that can accurately measure biological age. Having such biomarkers is critical in the development of therapies that target the aging processes directly, and one of the...