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Tag: Leon Peshkin

Running Mice
A team of researchers, including Steve Horvath, Leonid Peshkin, and Vadim Gladyshev, has published a preprint on bioRxiv showing the effects of early administration of rapamycin over the lifespans of mice. Rapamycin before and after weaning In this placebo-controlled experiment, the researchers selected the UMHET3 strain of mice, as it is a crossbreed that does...
ALEC is a lifespan comparison tool for researchers.
Dr. Leon Peshkin talks us through a new open access research tool he has helped to develop and which is free for researchers to use now. If a drug increases lifespan in mice by 15%, should I take it? The idea of intervention testing in a model organism is simple: while keeping all conditions equal,...
SenNet
The National Institute of Health is going all-in on cellular senescence with its recently announced SenNet program. We asked two of the leading experts in aging research to weigh in on this initiative. The NIH takes notice  Cellular senescence has been at the forefront of longevity researchers' minds for quite some time now, as it...
Determined but not complacent, grounded but hopeful, Dr. Leonid Peshkin is one of the scientists working on understanding aging so that it may one day be treated like we treat any other ailment. As he revealed in an interview with the Boston Globe in mid-2018, the idea of having to lose oneself and one's loved...