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Tag: Parabiosis

July 31, 2020
On this episode of Journal Club, Dr. Oliver Medvedik presents a study from the Conboy research laboratory in which aged blood factors are diluted in the blood plasma of old mice using saline and albumin, which provides rejuvenative effects in brain, liver, and muscle tissues
July 23, 2020
The Journal Club returns this Tuesday, July 28th, at 12:00 PM EDT / 5 PM UK, with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik, livestreamed to our Facebook page. We will be taking a look at the recent study published by Dr. Irina Conboy and her team [1]. The study showed that by replacing half of the...
July 13, 2020
By now, the race to discover regenerative factors present in blood has been underway for a number of years, with numerous researchers seeking a "secret sauce" in blood that has the potential to rejuvenate aged tissues and organs. A fork in the road It is clear from previous animal studies going back over a decade...
June 16, 2020
Back in 2005, Drs. Irina and Michael Conboy showed that joining the circulatory systems of young and old mice together in a procedure called parabiosis could rejuvenate aged tissues and reverse some aspects of aging in old mice. Following this discovery, many researchers concluded that there must be something special in young blood that was...
February 05, 2020
We were at the recent Longevity Therapeutics Conference in San Francisco, and we had the opportunity to interview Irina and Michael Conboy from UC Berkeley about their pioneering work on blood factors and aging. Irina is a member of our Scientific Advisory Board, and the Conboys' work is well-known to rejuvenation advocates, as they are...
October 04, 2019
At the Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019 Conference in New York City, we had the opportunity to interview Dr. Justin Rebo from the drug discovery biotech company BioAge. BioAge is developing a drug discovery platform that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to discover targets that have the potential to promote healthy lifespan (healthspan) by slowing...