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Arkadi Mazin

Arkadi Mazin

About Arkadi Mazin

Arkadi is a seasoned journalist and op-ed author with a passion for learning and exploration. His interests span from politics to science and philosophy. Having studied economics and international relations, he is particularly interested in the social aspects of longevity and life extension. He strongly believes that life extension is an achievable and noble goal that has yet to take its rightful place on the very top of our civilization’s agenda – a situation he is eager to change.

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Astrocyte
April 13, 2021
Scientists have successfully reprogrammed astrocytes (a type of brain cell) into healthy neurons in the brains of living mice. This technique could potentially be used for replenishing the neuronal population in people suffering from brain damage and age-related cognitive decline [1]. BrainThe brain is perhaps the most important organ in the body. While many organs...
April 06, 2021
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...
March 31, 2021
Scientists have alleviated symptoms of the rare premature aging disease ataxia-telangiectasia using NAD+ supplementation in a mouse model [1]. This success deepens our understanding of the role NAD+ plays in aging. The ubiquitous facilitator The coenzyme nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is one of the foundations of life as we know it, and it may have...
March 16, 2021
In the UK, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Longevity has secured funding for its Open Life Data project, which aims to create a framework for effective and ethical collection of health-related data on a national level. The UK appears to be one of the first countries to start taking aging seriously in politics and...
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March 09, 2021
Scientists have devised a transcriptome-based aging clock that allows for precise measurement of biological age in C. elegans worms and shows promising results in humans as well [1]. The purpose of aging clocks One of the central questions of longevity research is how to measure biological age. If a pathology, genetic difference, lifestyle choice, or...
Matt Kaeberlein interview
March 02, 2021
Almost three years ago, Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, a Professor of Pathology and an Adjunct Professor of both Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, outlined the nascent Dog Aging Project (DAP) for our readers in an extensive interview. Along with the intrinsic value of helping our beloved pets live...