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Tag: MitoMouse

SENS Mitomouse 2
Financed by Lifespan.io's crowdfunding efforts, SENS Research Foundation has engaged in fruitful research into ways of dealing with mitochondrial dysfunction, the gradual loss of function of our cells' power plants. Here, the organization reports its successes in handling this aspect of aging. The cellular machinery and higher-level structures of our bodies inevitably damage themselves as...
We have had an update from the MitoSENS team at the SENS Research Foundation about MitoMouse backer rewards which were due to ship at the end of last month. All the items have been ordered, however, we will not be able to physically ship anything until we are allowed into the building. Due to the...
MitoMouse
We have had an update from the SENS Research Foundation team regarding donor gifts for the Mitomouse fundraiser. The Mitomouse team report that they have finalized the orders for the t-shirts and tote bags today and they printers will now begin production. Once the foundation recieves the finished items they will shipped out to backers,...
Mitochondria
Researchers from SENS Research Foundation, including Matthew O'Connor and Amutha Boominathan, have published a new study showing how codons play an important role in getting copies of mitochondrial genes placed in the cellular nucleus to express themselves correctly [1]. A possible solution to mitochondrial diseases Mitochondrial disease is not a single disease; in fact, it...
Mitomouse
Just a quick update to let you know that we are back from the Festive holidays and are working on getting all backer gifts for the MitoMouse project produced and shipped. We had a slight glitch in the system and did not get some of the backers shipping details or sizes so we are currently...
Longecity Mitomouse
The MitoMouse campaign has ended, and what a final few days it has been! Thanks to the efforts of the community, an amazing total of $77,525 has been raised in support of this mitochondrial repair project of the SENS Research Foundation. There were 319 people who backed the project and helped to make this the...