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Tag: Epigenetics

December 14, 2020
These days, it seems like you cannot go for a walk without tripping over another aging clock, and today is no exception. DeepMAge, a DNA methylation aging clock developed using deep learning, has recently been created by the Hong Kong-based company Deep Longevity. There are two common ways to measure age: biological and chronological. The...
December 10, 2020
The journal club is back for December and we will be discussing the new Sinclair lab paper where researchers have successfully rejuvenated the eyes of aged mice using cellular reprogramming. As some additional background, we recently covered the paper in an article on the news outlet which you can find here. Join us December 22nd...
December 01, 2020
Dr. Steve Horvath is very well known in the field for his groundbreaking work on epigenetic clocks, which use one of the hallmarks of aging, epigenetic alterations, in order to calculate biological age. In his talk at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, he discussed how such clocks can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of rejuvenation...
November 26, 2020
A new study published in the Journals of Gerontology has shown that the epigenetic clock GrimAge is a strong predictor of the effects of aging, particularly all-cause mortality: the likelihood of dying from any cause. Did previous clocks use the wrong target? As the researchers explain, the first-generation epigenetic clocks of Drs. Horvath (who contributed...
July 14, 2020
In this premier episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses Unity Biotechnology's human trials of novel senolytic drugs, including a Phase 2 human trial of a senolytic drug for knee osteoarthritis; two proteins that allow LDL cholesterol to enter our cells; Ponce de Leon Health and epigenetic age reversal; the reason why naked mole rats...
June 30, 2020
Today, we want to highlight a press release from Ponce de Leon Health that talks about the results of a pilot consumer trial that the company has recently concluded. The company claims that it has been successful in reducing the epigenetic age of participants by an average of 8.5 years with its dietary supplement Rejuvant....