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February 02, 2020
The January edition of Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, took a look at the results of a recent human trial in which the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. NewsNMN Rejuvenates the Mitochondria of Old MiceFebruary 17, 2020Mitochondria provide our cells with the energy they need to...
January 24, 2020
The Journal Club will be returning on January 28th at 13:00 EST with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month we will be taking a look at the results of a recent human trial where the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. You can watch the show live on...
November 29, 2019
As many of you recover from enjoying Thanksgiving, we want to give a small update to the people we are most thankful to: our monthly patrons, the Lifespan Heroes. Without the continued support of the Heroes, quite simply, we could not continue to do the work we do; we could not report on the latest...
November 29, 2019
For the November episode of the Journal Club, Dr. Oliver Medvedik reviewed a new study from a team of researchers including Professor George Church. The study saw the deployment of a multiple target gene therapy focused on 3 known longevity genes delivered via an adeno-associated virus. The focus was on mitigating T2 diabetes, heart failure, and kidney failure...
November 01, 2019
The Journal club returned for a Halloween special and Dr. Oliver Medvedik looked at a recent paper which showed a combination of three drugs had a synergistic effect and increased lifespan greatly in fruit flies. The drugs all target parts of the nutrient sensing system which controls metabolism and its deregulation is proposed to be...
September 28, 2019
For the September Journal Club, we are taking a look at the new human trial data from the recent senolytics trial at Mayo Clinic, a follow-on study from its previous human trial targeting IPF. This time, the researchers ran a study to see how senolytics influenced diabetic kidney disease and if it actually removes senescent...