Monthly Archives: September 2013

[GRG] NewAbs: Leg Bionics

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  Leg bionics makes progress in Chicago… — Steve Coles “Man Controls Artificial Leg Using Only His Brain, Researchers Say” by Ron Winslow   Researchers say that 32-year-old Zac Vawter … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Will the Human Population Peak in 40 Years?

Possibly on Earth.  But if we can make it out past living just on Earth by way of terraforming, then there would be a much higher limit to how many humans could be sustained at one given moment. On Sun, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Will the Human Population Peak in 40 Years?

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  This just in from Michael Price of the UK… — Steve Coles

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Re: [GRG] Off Topic: Breaking News: US House Republicans Propose Delay of Health Law as Condition to Avoid Government Shutdown

Fantastic news 🙂  2013/9/28 L. Stephen Coles, M.D., Ph.D. To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:                  I hate to have US politics intrude into this exclusively scientific/medical discussion, but I am sad to report that we … Continue reading

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[GRG] Update: New Chemotherapy Protocol for NCI Phase-II Clinical Trial

Dear Meghan and Keren:In response to your prior request for follow-up, I started my new pancreatic chemotherapy protocol last Thursday at Noon as part of my enrollment process (17-page Informed Consent + numerous Admission Criteria for my having had metastatic … Continue reading

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[GRG] GRG Mentioned in Indiana

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  GRG mentioned in Indiana [1]… — Steve Coles “Research Group: California Woman Who Was Oldest Person Born in Mexico Dies at Age 114” by Sue Manning,  Associated Press August … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Enhancing the Formation of Myelin on Glial or Schwann Cells

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:This just in from Josh Reynolds… — Steve Coles The question is how to augment the formation of fresh myelin in glial cells? Myelin, of course, is the fatty material … Continue reading

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