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Tag: Drug Discovery

Stephanie Dainow ARDD
On August 22, 2022, Lifespan.io Executive Director Stephanie Dainow will participate in the Decentralized Science and Blockchain session as a part of the Emerging Tech Workshop at the world’s largest annual Aging Research and Drug Discovery conference (9th ARDD). Stephanie Dainow is the Executive Director at Lifespan.io. Stephanie Dainow has a lifelong passion for longevity...
AI Drug Discovery
A new study conducted by Insilico Medicine in collaboration with leading aging research institutions has identified novel therapeutic targets for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a devastating age-associated neurodegenerative disease [1]. Disease and aging: not that different Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rare neuromuscular disease. It is most famous for afflicting the well-known physicist Stephen Hawking,...
Researcher hands
A study published in EBioMedicine has shown how a peptide targets and kills senescent cancer cells, potentially paving the way for a new class of interventions. Why we Age: Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your cells become senescent. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they are part; instead,...
Old and young collagen
A recent study published in Aging Cell has turned up potential new therapeutics to target the aging extracellular matrix (ECM). Longevity drug discovery  The discovery of new targets injects fresh lifeblood into the race to develop anti-aging compounds. The strategies used to identify these targets have seen significant innovation recently, with various types of databases...
Unexpected treasure
Researchers have found that zoledronate, a drug used to treat osteoporosis, has unexpected life-extending properties in human beings, and they confirmed these findings in a fruit fly study. The original unexpected findings Zoledronate is a biophosphonate, a drug used to strengthen bones and reduce the risk of osteoporosis-related bone fractures. It is well-absorbed into the...
Quantum computer
With a new announcement from IBM and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute, the era of quantum computing has finally arrived in Europe. Can its advance speed up the discovery of new drugs? Europe joins the race Despite being a research and manufacturing powerhouse, Germany, like Europe as a whole, has been lagging behind in what is probably...

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