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Tag: Clock

June 02, 2020
Researchers have proposed a new epigenetic clock designed to measure subtle epigenetic changes in vitro [1]. They hope that their discovery will help to expedite the creation of new anti-aging drugs. Measuring biological age Aging research is all about the difference between chronological and biological age. The former is simply the passage of time, but...
April 24, 2020
On Saturday, May 2nd at noon EDT, on our Facebook page. the Journal Club returns and is mixing things up to keep those of you stuck at home entertained. We are going to be kicking things up a notch this time around by bringing you an exciting presentation about biomarkers by Dr. Michael Lustgarten from...
April 17, 2020
A new study reviews the state of the art of aging biomarkers and explores the future development of even better ways of measuring biological age. The need for better aging biomarkers Human life expectancy has been increasing throughout the 20th and 21st centuries due to improvements such as better access to healthcare and sanitation, lower...
March 05, 2020
Earlier this year, the CEO of Illumina gave a presentation in which he reaffirmed his company's intention to drive the cost of human genome sequencing down to a mere hundred dollars. This has ramifications for every branch of medicine, including rejuvenation biotechnology. Drastically declining costs In 2001, the year when the Human Genome Project was...
February 25, 2020
Recently, researcher Dr. Alexey Moskalev has published a mini review that takes a look at aging biomarkers and how some of them compare with each other [1]. A major challenge in developing therapies that target the aging processes in order to prevent or reverse age-related diseases is having accurate ways to determine if a therapeutic...
December 18, 2019
A new blood test could reveal your age, according to a new study published in Nature Medicine by researchers at the Wyss-Coray Lab at the Stanford School of Medicine [1]. Your real age is written in your blood The study saw researchers examining blood samples and the levels of various proteins within them in order...