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Simon Melov
Dr. Simon Melov is a professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. His lab is working on identifying the molecular hallmarks of aging, specifically in the context of cellular senescence. Recently, the lab published a paper in which it announced a discovery of a completely new senolytic compound, 25HC. This work was groundbreaking...
Pankaj Kapahi Interview
Dr. Pankaj Kapahi is a veteran geroscientist. His laboratory at the famous Buck Institute for Research on Aging is among the few that study advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and the many ways in which they affect aging. Dr. Kapahi's company, Juvify, produces GLYLO, a supplement for detoxifying AGEs that also reduces food cravings. In...
Michael and Eric With Logos
Yet another group has formed to advance early-stage biotechnology research. This time, the Forever Healthy Foundation, founded by Michael Greve, has formed a $5 million partnership with the Buck Institute in order to fund rejuvenation biotechnology. The full press release is included here. Forever Healthy and Buck Institute announce partnership to advance translational research in...
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Recently, the Astera Institute has announced that it will be collaborating with the Buck Institute on its Rejuvenome project. The project is a focused research organization (FRO), a new model of organization that is laser-focused on a specific scientific challenge that cannot be solved by existing academic, industrial, or governmental organizations. Nicholas Schaum, former Stanford...
Longevity Therapeutics banner
Like nearly all conferences this past year, the 3rd Annual Longevity Therapeutics Summit, presented by Hanson Wade Limited, went virtual this time around. This was a stark difference from the previous two, which were rather fancy affairs in downtown San Francisco. However, we were fortunate that the organizers went forward with the event, bringing together...
Researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have published the results of a longitudinal and functional study of 700 aging mice [1]. The study took several years to complete, with five of the labs at the Buck collaborating. As part of this detailed study, the research team monitored rates of age-related change using...