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Tag: Thymic involution

October 13, 2020
In a review paper, a group of scientists highlight a new strategy that addresses the shortcomings of stem cell therapy by adding T cell progenitors to the graft [1]. Adaptive Immune SystemThe adaptive immune system is a marvel that only vertebrates are blessed with. This complex mechanism protects us from a wide variety of threats,...
August 17, 2020
Researchers have successfully demonstrated that rejuvenation of the aged thymus to make it functionally younger again is possible. The thymus wastes away as we age The thymus is a small organ located in the upper part of the chest directly behind the sternum and between the lungs. Before we are even born and through childhood,...
February 07, 2020
Let’s face it, getting older sucks, and not because of all the extra candles on the birthday cake. Getting cake and presents every year is great, but the loss of health and independence isn't a particularly good birthday present. (Wow, what'd I get this year? Just what I didn't want: sarcopenia and hearing loss!) Given...
November 05, 2019
Dr. Greg Fahy, Chief Scientific Officer of Intervene Immune, has recently appeared on The Damage Report, a news and current events show that is part of The Young Turks (TYT) network. Hosts John Iadarola and Brooke Thomas talked with Dr. Fahy about the recent positive results of his company's human clinical trial for thymus rejuvenation....
September 20, 2019
We're continuing to release talks from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, our highly successful two-day conference that featured talks from leading researchers and investors, bringing them together to discuss the future of aging and rejuvenation biotechnology. Dr. Greg Fahy of Intervene Immune gave a presentation about his company's Phase 1 human trials in which the thymus,...
July 03, 2019
Researchers from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute have made progress in the quest to rejuvenate the aging immune system by identifying the factors responsible for the age-related decline of the thymus.  The thymus shrinks as we age The thymus is one of the most important organs in the body, and it is where thymocytes produced...