About Jonathan Clark, Ph.D.Jonathan studied Biological Chemistry at the University of Leicester and then obtained a PhD in new synthetic methods towards the synthesis of Taxol. He then spent 11 years working in the biotechnology sector around Cambridge, UK before joining the Babraham Institute where he now runs the Biological Chemistry group. His group has been studying the ageing of collagen with the aim of understanding how chemical changes which occur in collagen with age impact function. This work is funded by the SENS Research Foundation and would not have happened without their support.
December 09, 2020
At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Dr. Jonathan Clark of the Babraham Institute gave a presentation on the effects of cross-linked collagen on the elastic deformation of our tendons, which connect muscles and bones. The conventional wisdom is that as we age, our tendons lose the ability to stretch, but Dr. Clark presents evidence offering a...