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Tag: Researchers

December 04, 2018
If you open an article dedicated to supercentenarians, it is very likely that at its very beginning, you will see the name of Jeanne Calment, the oldest known person in the world, who is believed to have lived for up to 122 years. Jeanne is not merely a unique phenomenon from the point of view...
October 04, 2017
The thymus gland is located at the top of the breastbone and is where the majority of T cells are produced by the immune system. One can think of the thymus as being like an army camp where new soldiers are trained and given their weapons to fight invading forces; in this case, the T...
September 25, 2017
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Shmookler Reis has joined the LEAF scientific advisory board. He studied at Harvard University (B.A.) and Sussex University (D.Phil.). He joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1980, where he holds the Udupa Chair of Gerontologic Research; he also serves as Affiliate Professor of...
September 18, 2017
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Aubrey de Grey has accepted our offer to join the LEAF scientific advisory board, and he joins the other luminaries whose expertise we already benefit from.The majority of you already know about Dr. Aubrey de Grey and his work at the SENS Research Foundation, but for those who...
August 01, 2017
Many of you will likely already know who Professor George Church is, and that he is an important and senior member of the research community engaged in treating the aging processes to prevent or reverse age-related diseases, not to mention all kinds of other applications for genetic engineering. For those who are not familiar with...
July 11, 2017
Oisin Biotechnologies is a rejuvenation biotechnology company that received its seed funding from the Methuselah Foundation and the SENS Research Foundation a few years ago. The current focus of Oisin is the targeted clearance of senescent cells through senolytics. Senescent cells are one of the hallmarks of aging, and as they accumulate, they encourage age-related...